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by Waldo
Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2131: “Emojidome”
Replies: 123
Views: 22398

Re: 2131: “Emojidome”

I need to break my long, long forum silence to say that it's a travesty that Volcano didn't win. But maybe that's just my inner bitter geologist and outer bitter geologist finally finding something to agree on.
by Waldo
Wed Mar 02, 2016 6:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1649: "Pipelines"
Replies: 91
Views: 18265

Re: 1649: "Pipelines"

There isn't enough alcohol in all the alcohol-containing pipelines combined to erase the mental image of a meter-wide pipeline of human saliva from my mind. That is all.
by Waldo
Thu May 29, 2014 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What PIE do you like best?
Replies: 46
Views: 17364

Re: What PIE do you like best?

I have never met a pi[e] I didn't like. Except cherry.
by Waldo
Fri Nov 18, 2011 5:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0979: "Wisdom of the Ancients"
Replies: 219
Views: 88511

Re: 0979: "Wisdom of the Ancients"

Except when there's only one reply and it's "never mind solved the problem guys." Then fuck you, you unhelpful ancient jerk...
by Waldo
Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Recommend a Game
Replies: 143
Views: 44972

Re: I need a Game Recommendation

I'm sure it's been recommended in here before, but I'ma give another recommendation for Allegiance. It's a sort of first-person space fighter sim/strategy thing, and I'm terrible at it. But it's loads of fun. And we could use some more players :P
by Waldo
Fri Nov 26, 2010 5:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0826: "Guest Week: Zach Weiner (SMBC)"
Replies: 91
Views: 28489

Re: 0826: "Guest Week: Zach Weiner (SMBC)"

arden13 wrote:Anyone know what that thing in the middle of the Hall of Misunderstood Science is? (on the ground, is tan-ish)


It appears to be a ferret.
by Waldo
Sun Sep 26, 2010 12:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The XKCD smiley
Replies: 17
Views: 2947

Re: The XKCD smiley

*squints*


*squints harder*


*turns laptop sideways*


Nope. Not seeing it...
by Waldo
Fri Sep 24, 2010 3:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Help Me Name The Cat!
Replies: 59
Views: 4806

Re: Help Me Name The Cat!

Crisis: solved. She's Zoe now...
by Waldo
Thu Sep 23, 2010 6:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Help Me Name The Cat!
Replies: 59
Views: 4806

Re: Help Me Name My New Cat!

So far the rest of my family has shot all of these down, even the good ones. :x
by Waldo
Thu Sep 23, 2010 5:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Help Me Name The Cat!
Replies: 59
Views: 4806

Help Me Name The Cat!

So, my neighbor has a cat living around her office that had kittens. About a week ago I adopted one of them: http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4107/4980229602_62703064bf_b.jpg She's adorable, but I'm at a complete loss for a good name. Don't know much about her or her parentage, so I have no idea what ...
by Waldo
Mon Aug 16, 2010 7:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Robert Bakker
Replies: 6
Views: 2513

Re: Robert Bakker

For a moment when I saw the title, I thought you were going to say he'd died in a terrible dinosaur accident or something. Much relief was had when it opened. :oops:
by Waldo
Tue Jun 29, 2010 5:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3572594

Re: Rant Thread - The Spites of Wraith

bedsizes.PNG This is what kills me. I'm guessing what I have is some sort of 'full'-sized blanket. However, the only thing I've been able to find are "full/queen" blankets which are WAY too big for my twin bed. And I'm so used to this one that a normal twin blanket just seems unbearably t...
by Waldo
Sun Jun 27, 2010 6:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3572594

Re: Rant Thread - The Spites of Wraith

The blanket on my bed is way past needing to be replaced (it's starting to look and smell like something you'd find under a highway overpass), but it turns out it's some odd size, halfway between a twin and a full. I've looked absolutely fucking everywhere , and I cannot find one the same size. It's...
by Waldo
Fri May 28, 2010 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do you find SpeedTest results interesting? (Split from F/R/T)
Replies: 129
Views: 16435

Re: Do you find SpeedTest results interesting? (Split from F

Waldo wrote:Only if by 'interesting', you mean 'depressing'...

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This hotel internet is officially faster than my home internet. If only I'd brought my desktop with me...
by Waldo
Wed May 26, 2010 5:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do you find SpeedTest results interesting? (Split from F/R/T)
Replies: 129
Views: 16435

Re: Do you find SpeedTest results interesting? (Split from F

PhoenixEnigma wrote:
Waldo wrote:Only if by 'interesting', you mean 'depressing'...

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That is interesting in that it is an unusually symmetrical connection.

It'd be much more interesting if it was both symmetrical and fast enough to actually be useable...
by Waldo
Mon May 24, 2010 1:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do you find SpeedTest results interesting? (Split from F/R/T)
Replies: 129
Views: 16435

Re: Do you find SpeedTest results interesting? (Split from F

Only if by 'interesting', you mean 'depressing'...

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by Waldo
Sat May 08, 2010 2:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 760458

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

Crest whitestrips commercials are irritating. There are a few with the same concept, but the one I just saw was a woman "just days until the wedding!" looking at herself in the mirror wearing her wedding dress. She then realizes, to her horror, that her teeth aren't white enough. This is ...
by Waldo
Thu Apr 29, 2010 7:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 396231

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

pseudoidiot wrote:
sophyturtle wrote:And YES, Meaux has great panties. Also should go without saying.
How I first read that.

Oh good, I thought it was just me...
by Waldo
Fri Apr 09, 2010 5:13 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: HP working on memristor chips
Replies: 22
Views: 3440

Re: HP working on memristor chips

The question is, can they be produced in the form of brightly-colored transparent material? Because everyone knows that future computers are filled with blocks of brightly-colored transparent material.

It must be true, I saw it on TV once...
by Waldo
Thu Apr 01, 2010 7:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: April Fools on the Blagotubes
Replies: 20
Views: 4126

Re: April Fools on the Blagotubes

Blizzard has announced the Battle.net matchmaking service.
by Waldo
Fri Mar 26, 2010 7:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0719: "Brain Worms"
Replies: 140
Views: 29011

Re: "Brain Worms" Discussion

Hm, I must be clean; I've never had any of those. I do frequently have one where driving requires extreme physical exertion, as if I was having to pedal the car like a giant bicycle. I don't like that one...
by Waldo
Sat Feb 27, 2010 9:59 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Personal Art links: DeviantArt, flickr, etc.
Replies: 254
Views: 169324

Re: Personal Art links: DeviantArt, flickr, etc.

kgirlfae wrote:A brief search-fu on Flickr yielded this group for xkcdians which I think we should massively populate. I think it would be a great way to get some cross exposure from like-minded people!


Hm, beaten to it. Seriously, go join! It's a pretty nifty group!

...also, I made it!
by Waldo
Wed Jan 20, 2010 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Just so we're clear...
Replies: 191
Views: 21203

Re: Just so we're clear...

I may or may not be my avatar; I can't remember what it is. I should fix that...
by Waldo
Sun Jan 17, 2010 12:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Unexplained Sounds
Replies: 31
Views: 5901

Re: Unexplained Sounds

Most definitely some kind of radio interference. I know my speakers start making noises right before my cell phone gets a call. And sometimes also when someone's using a cordless landline phone in the house. Dunno what could be strong enough to produce actual voices, though. Two-way radios, maybe? C...
by Waldo
Mon Nov 30, 2009 7:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Facebook xkcd easter egg
Replies: 9
Views: 2027

Re: Facebook xkcd easter egg

All I get is a 503 error message. I'm pretty sure I'm doing it wrong...
by Waldo
Sun Nov 29, 2009 11:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The decade is almost over! What do you remember? x3
Replies: 63
Views: 5591

Re: The decade is almost over! What do you remember? x3

Hmm... I remember 9/11, and feeling confused, then stunned, then outraged. I remember moving from a nice house in a great neighborhood to the dull house in the idiotic city I live in now, and losing my best friends in the process. I remember falling in love and subsequently ruining everything by mak...
by Waldo
Sun Nov 01, 2009 12:24 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Plans for the weekend!
Replies: 414
Views: 60048

Re: Halloween plans, what are yours?

Today: Be depressed that I have nothing to do, and hand out candy to the little snots. No costume this year.

Tomorrow: Be depressed about how much Halloween sucked this year. Catch up on my fuckton of homework.

Damn I hate holidays...
by Waldo
Sat Oct 24, 2009 6:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Is your ZIP code prime?
Replies: 90
Views: 7773

Re: Is your ZIP code prime?

Nope, divisible by 3. And the other ZIP code my town is in is divisible by 7. So double no.

However, I guess it's kind of neat that 4 out of 5 digits of my ZIP code are divisible by 3. All 5 if you count the 0 :P
by Waldo
Fri Oct 09, 2009 6:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Childhood misconceptions
Replies: 868
Views: 109065

Re: Childhood misconceptions

Oooh, another of mine. When I was little, I thought there was a database of everyone's signatures, like fingerprints. When you signed something, you had to make sure your signature exactly matched the one in the database, or they'd reject it.
by Waldo
Wed Sep 30, 2009 11:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 760458

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

I keep seeing one for some weight-loss cookies ("ZOMG ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS EAT COOKIES AND YOU'LL LOSE WEIGHT!" :roll: ). They say their cookies are special because they're made with "natural, proven ingredients like wheat, fruits, vegetables, and dairy". Um, aren't those what p...
by Waldo
Sat Sep 19, 2009 6:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Alignment
Replies: 215
Views: 26096

Re: What is YOUR alignment?

I'm sort of parallel to the floor, at the moment...

Oh, wait. Chaotic good, I guess.
by Waldo
Sat Sep 05, 2009 7:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do you always brush your tongue?
Replies: 32
Views: 4687

Re: Do you always brush your tongue?

Nope. Sounded interesting though, so I tried it yesterday. Mostly it just made me almost throw up, and my tongue still looked pretty bad. Damn my amazing gag reflex! :(
by Waldo
Sat Aug 29, 2009 4:24 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Space SHuttle Launch
Replies: 7
Views: 1003

Re: Space SHuttle Launch

yoteango wrote:Watch it and get off the internet.

What if we watched it on the internet? :P
by Waldo
Tue Aug 25, 2009 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Childhood misconceptions
Replies: 868
Views: 109065

Re: Childhood misconceptions

:lol: Reminds me of the time when I was maybe 4 or 5; I was at the market with my mother. I pointed at some random black guy and shouted, "Look mom! It's O.J. Simpson!" This was around the time he was on trial (the first time) Also, I'm not sure it's a misconception per se, but when I was ...
by Waldo
Sun Aug 09, 2009 6:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 377720

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

Hmm, I never really considered the correctness of 'alright'. However, I have to suppress a shudder every time I see 'alot' used.
by Waldo
Mon Jul 27, 2009 10:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Your forum habits.
Replies: 106
Views: 11612

Re: Your forum habits.

I lurk. A lot.

Blatm wrote:I have a habit of typing up a post, and then stopping and thinking to myself at the last minute: "...I have nothing to say, really." and don't post whatever I was going to post.
Also, this.
by Waldo
Mon Jul 20, 2009 7:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0612: "Estimation"
Replies: 109
Views: 27685

Re: "Estimation" Discussion

Well, Microsoft Time is the best time system for estimating things. One Microsoft Time Unit is exactly as long as it is, so operations are always predicted to end exactly when they end...
by Waldo
Sat Jul 04, 2009 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3572594

Re: Rant Thread

FFS, why does EVERY aftermarket car accessory have to be covered in flashing blue LEDs? It's damn impossible to find anything red to preserve night vision, or green to match the stock instruments. Just ugly, eye-hurting, hard-to-see blue. Stupid manufacturers...
by Waldo
Thu Jun 25, 2009 8:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Childhood misconceptions
Replies: 868
Views: 109065

Re: Childhood misconceptions

hmmm... When I was really young, I was convinced that cars could drive themselves. I was always nervous when my mother would step out of the car for a moment to lock the house door or whatever; I was afraid the car might start driving, and I wouldn't know how to tell it to our destination. I tried t...
by Waldo
Wed Jun 24, 2009 6:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: That's a sweet ass-car! Post your xkcd-mobile
Replies: 102
Views: 22972

Re: That's a sweet ass-car! Post your xkcd-mobile

Fresh from getting new tires, a new paint job, and four new computers in a row (no wonder Chrysler was in such lousy shape): DSCN6883.JPG I wonder if you can get those dark-colored taillight covers for Jeeps. Then I could make it toally monochrome Generally, IMO,the plastic covers that achieve that...

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