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by poof312
Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2094: "Short Selling"
Replies: 44
Views: 11129

Re: 2094: "Short Selling"

Pretty good! For those that don't know, it's actually fairly simple... 1. Borrow shares from someone that owns them (your broker handles the details) 2. Sell the borrowed shares on the market 3. Buy the shares back (ideally at a lower price than when you sold them) 4. Return the shares to the person...
by poof312
Mon Feb 20, 2017 6:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1801: "Decision Paralysis"
Replies: 29
Views: 7640

Re: 1801: "Decision Paralysis"

Traction control? Unless you suck at driving, Traction control is a negative, not a positive. Just ask Jeremy Clarkson!
by poof312
Tue Mar 01, 2016 10:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1649: "Pipelines"
Replies: 91
Views: 18272

Re: 1649: "Pipelines"

Eebster the Great wrote:How can there be so much more peanut butter than olive oil?


It's not *that* much more, assuming everything is to scale. 50% more tops.
by poof312
Tue Mar 01, 2016 10:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1649: "Pipelines"
Replies: 91
Views: 18272

Re: 1649: "Pipelines"

We use that damn many Hydrochlorofluorocarbons? I'm surprised...
by poof312
Tue Sep 01, 2015 9:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1571: "Car Model Names"
Replies: 62
Views: 15762

Re: 1571: "Car Model Names"

I'd want to drive a Honda 5Chainz myself.
by poof312
Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1043: “Ablogalypse”
Replies: 92
Views: 32124

Re: 1043: “Ablogalypse”

I dislike that the projected date is near my birthday...
by poof312
Tue Jun 17, 2008 6:05 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: EVE Online
Replies: 4828
Views: 655996

Re: EVE Online

If you created an XKCD corp, that'd be amazing. I've not played for a year, but I've always wanted to rejoin. Problem was, my corp paid tons of rent to BoB, and they didn't bother to keep the random marauders out of out 0.0 systems, making ISK was impossible, wich basically drained the fun out of th...

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