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by SchighSchagh
Fri Jun 02, 2017 1:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1845: "State Word Map"
Replies: 53
Views: 13027

Re: 1845: "State Word Map"

The top search for every state is PORN, except Florida, where it's SEX PORN.


inb4 pornhub announces spike in searches for "sex porn" ..... from Florida
by SchighSchagh
Mon Dec 07, 2015 5:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1613: "The Three Laws of Robotics"
Replies: 120
Views: 28634

Re: 1613: "The Three Laws of Robotics"

Ordering the laws is implicitly asking it to follow orders. So it is already following orders the moment you give it a list of orders to follow. So, situation 1, although explicitly ordering to follow orders after protecting humans, is actually 4 orders: 1. Do this (follow orders): 2. Protect human...
by SchighSchagh
Mon May 11, 2015 10:32 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Two Pills
Replies: 9
Views: 4933

Re: Two Pills

Diemo wrote:Answer
Spoiler:
1) You break the pills in half, take one half of each of the spilled pill and one half from the pill left in the bottle. Repeat the next day.


Yup! There are also some variations on that theme that would work.

Do you mind if I ask how long it took you to figure out?
by SchighSchagh
Mon May 11, 2015 9:14 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Two Pills
Replies: 9
Views: 4933

Two Pills

You have two types of pills that you have to take exactly one of each day. Today, you grab a pill from the first bottle, but when you try to take one from the second bottle, you accidentally pull two pills out, then further spazz so as to drop all three pills (one from the first, two from the second...
by SchighSchagh
Wed Mar 26, 2014 6:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1347: "t Distribution"
Replies: 65
Views: 25418

Re: 1347: "t Distribution"

OH FOR LUNA'S SAKE PEOPLE The piece of paper is a TEST . The distribution is "taking a test". It gets the answers wrong so Cueball grabs another (albeit fictional) distribution to try to complete the test correctly. It's a test. The paper is a test. A literal exam being taken by the distr...
by SchighSchagh
Sat Jan 25, 2014 1:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1321: "Cold"
Replies: 517
Views: 92818

Re: 1321: "Cold"

Gee Willikers you're not using LaTex? :twisted: . But srsly anyone who uses Word or its clones to do technical writing -- ya know with numbers and equations and stuff -- is just asking for sadness and pain. Because using LaTeX isn't also just asking for sadness and pain? Don't get me wrong, I think...
by SchighSchagh
Fri Jul 12, 2013 5:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1237: "QR Code"
Replies: 64
Views: 23546

Re: 1237: "QR Code"

Is this comic a reference to some ridiculous app that tries to pull bullshit along these sorts of lines?
by SchighSchagh
Fri Mar 01, 2013 5:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1180: "Virus Venn Diagram"
Replies: 82
Views: 21400

Re: Virus Venn Diagram

Wow, I can't even remember when's the last time I had to worry about defragging. Probably when I was still using Window$...
by SchighSchagh
Tue Feb 19, 2013 6:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1174: "App"
Replies: 56
Views: 17113

Re: 1174: "App"

I don't think this has been mentioned, but what the heck did Randall scribble before the "://" in the url?? It sure as hell isn't "http".
by SchighSchagh
Mon Nov 12, 2012 5:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1133: "Up Goer Five"
Replies: 228
Views: 93069

Re: 1133: "Up Goer Five"

Courtesy of Reddit, this image goes the full other way w.r.t. technical language: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b2/Saturn_v_schematic.jpg Excellent! Interesting how Randall's seemingly oversimplified version actually includes a few details the more technical drawing doesn't like t...
by SchighSchagh
Mon Nov 12, 2012 5:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1133: "Up Goer Five"
Replies: 228
Views: 93069

Re: 1133: "Up Goer Five"

I'm surprised "goer" is on the top 1000 words but "sun" and "god" aren't. I say sun and god all the time, but never say goer. I imagine that "go" is on the list, but he judged it was ok to use different word endings as long as people who only had a 1000-word ...
by SchighSchagh
Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:05 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Good News, Bad News
Replies: 8749
Views: 884125

Re: Good News, Bad News

Good news: they are pacifists, so they wait for people to die naturally before consuming their delicious flesh
by SchighSchagh
Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1101: "Sketchiness"
Replies: 168
Views: 29685

Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Ok, so we all clearly agree this is a very sketchy comic. But what would it take to complete the sentence non-sketch-like?

"Hey baby, wanna come back to my sex ed class?"
^^^ still sketchy
by SchighSchagh
Thu Jul 26, 2012 2:37 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: ContextBot
Replies: 251
Views: 74261

Re: ContextBot

(All Cabbages were in the discard pile when the Martians used Proto Bomb.)

Yabba dabba doo!!

Aside: ShortChelsea survived 6 serial murderer boyfriends? wow!
by SchighSchagh
Wed Jul 25, 2012 2:27 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: ContextBot
Replies: 251
Views: 74261

Re: ContextBot

(Just succeeded convincing the ol' ball-and-chain to buy a replacement for his old Predicta tube.)

Every. Single. Time!!!
by SchighSchagh
Wed Jun 27, 2012 5:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1074: "Moon Landing"
Replies: 164
Views: 36271

Re: 1074: "Moon Landing"

Randall forgot Hubble in the tooltip! Shame!

EDIT: If the earth was the size of a basketball, most people would also be less than ~350 atoms tall, so half an inch is actually really fucking far.
by SchighSchagh
Wed May 09, 2012 5:29 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Rock, paper scissors chainsaw
Replies: 1637
Views: 162432

Re: Rock, paper scissors chainsaw

Perpetual motion device. Cats will chase it around forever!
by SchighSchagh
Wed May 09, 2012 5:26 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26079
Views: 2482522

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

Denied. I grant you some spelling skills though (rasPberry piE).

I wish I didn't have any wishes.
by SchighSchagh
Wed May 09, 2012 5:21 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Escape from Raptors
Replies: 2318
Views: 308365

Re: Escape from Raptors

Feeling completely at ease, you pull out your old Nintendo and set up Duck Hunt. You ease into your comfy gaming chair, and start blasting ducks. You're kind of rusty at the game though so you miss a duck. Just as the dog peeks up to laugh at you, you discover that your oh-so-comfy chair is actually...
by SchighSchagh
Thu Mar 01, 2012 2:10 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: My Hobby:
Replies: 554
Views: 105671

Re:

My hobby: Collecting random pieces of junk I find (rusty nails, bottle caps, any litter that isn't overly disgusting) and putting it in a shoebox that is buried in my closet, with the idea that somebody will find it some day and think that this stuff has some emotional significance to me. That stuf...
by SchighSchagh
Thu Mar 01, 2012 2:00 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Take a penny leave a penny.
Replies: 2227
Views: 342170

Re: Take a penny leave a penny.

I forget some pennies, and I leave your mom.

There is now a tiny ball of compressed matter on the pile, some forgotten pennies, and a basketball hoop next to it. Your mom is now single.
by SchighSchagh
Thu Mar 01, 2012 1:37 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Chainsaw Scissors Paper Rock
Replies: 288
Views: 40731

Re: Chainsaw Scissors Paper Rock

Obsessed with everything.

If you don't think that's bad, I dare you to try it. It can be quite maddening!!
by SchighSchagh
Thu Mar 01, 2012 1:35 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Rock, paper scissors chainsaw
Replies: 1637
Views: 162432

Re: Rock, paper scissors chainsaw

Backup disk full of porn.
by SchighSchagh
Thu Mar 01, 2012 1:33 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Good News, Bad News
Replies: 8749
Views: 884125

Re: Good News, Bad News

Good news: an aspiring young surgoen offers to perform the first ever tail-ectomy on you free of charge.
by SchighSchagh
Thu Mar 01, 2012 1:30 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Escape from Raptors
Replies: 2318
Views: 308365

Re: Escape from Raptors

You find out why crossbows are notorious for back-firing.

I am Emperor Kahless the Unforgettable with Lady Lukara at my side!
by SchighSchagh
Thu Mar 01, 2012 1:28 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26079
Views: 2482522

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

Granted. Your enemy always brought out the best in you. Now that he is dead, you have nothing to drive you, so you slowly fade into nothingness.

I wish my eyes were perfectly healthy, all the time.
by SchighSchagh
Tue Feb 28, 2012 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: In Soviet Russia
Replies: 44
Views: 9657

Re: In Soviet Russia

In Soviet Russia, cow milk you!
by SchighSchagh
Tue Feb 28, 2012 4:09 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26079
Views: 2482522

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

Granted. <sarcasm>Enjoy being a voxel.</sarcasm>

I wish to win a multi-million dollar jackpot IRL which I don't have to share with other winners and/or IRS.
by SchighSchagh
Tue Feb 28, 2012 3:57 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Escape from Raptors
Replies: 2318
Views: 308365

Re: Escape from Raptors

You drive recklessly throughout the day and night hoping against all hope to get away from your Raptor overlords. Your Check Engine light has been defiently starying you down for most of the trip. As you approach the Canadian border, you start getting a glimmer of hope that your plan might actually ...
by SchighSchagh
Sun Feb 26, 2012 6:18 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: In Soviet Russia
Replies: 44
Views: 9657

Re: In Soviet Russian

In Soviet Russia, fast food drives through you!

[edit]Maybe I should have said,
In Soviet Russia, McDonald's drives through you!
[/edit]
by SchighSchagh
Sun Feb 26, 2012 6:16 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Good News, Bad News
Replies: 8749
Views: 884125

Re: Good News, Bad News

Good news: You have nine lives, and you haven't wasted all of them yet.
by SchighSchagh
Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:11 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Escape from Raptors
Replies: 2318
Views: 308365

Re: Escape from Raptors

You climb into a Raptor's mouth disguised as a Big Bird disguise.

I join a circus and master every trick, then invent a few new tricks nobody else can perform. The raptors can't afford to eat me for there is nobody more entertaining than me to replace me.
by SchighSchagh
Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:07 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: In Soviet Russia
Replies: 44
Views: 9657

In Soviet Russia

Let this be a collection of all the outrageous goings on in Soviet Russia. For those of you unfamiliar with the meme, you basically fill in the template that goes something like: In Soviet Russian, <direct object> <verbs> you. Let's start: In Soviet Russia, kitties pet you. [edit]Just realized there...
by SchighSchagh
Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:03 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Good News, Bad News
Replies: 8749
Views: 884125

Re: Good News, Bad News

Good news: what doesn't kill you only makes you stronger.
by SchighSchagh
Tue Feb 21, 2012 7:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1002: "Game AIs"
Replies: 251
Views: 109499

Re: 1002: "Game AIs"

He decides he wants to win. You can't win the game. You can only lose. When you order Data to forget something, he forgets completely and thoroughly. There was even an entire episode which hinged on this ability. Which episode are you referring to? Surely not "Clues"? He's trying to keep ...
by SchighSchagh
Tue Feb 21, 2012 6:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1002: "Game AIs"
Replies: 251
Views: 109499

Re: 1002: "Game AIs"

Randall forgot to include THE GAME . Then again, it doesn't really fit in the chart. The only way computers can possibly do worse than humans is to acquire sentience because they obviously can't actually think about it without that. But once the hard problem of sentience is solved, computers will ac...
by SchighSchagh
Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0953: "1 to 10"
Replies: 138
Views: 36853

Re: 0953: "1 to 10"

"What's a 4?", she asks.
I say, "guaranteed to be random".
by SchighSchagh
Sat Aug 06, 2011 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0934: "Mac/PC"
Replies: 157
Views: 36704

Re: 0934: "Mac/PC"

It's almost as if the only ways to be completely non-default are to extensively research obscure alternatives and to use a source of entropy to make the decision for you. Or to stop using browsers entirely. Or write your own browser. Or, if you're a lisp hacker, write a browser-generator. Takes a f...
by SchighSchagh
Sat Aug 06, 2011 6:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0934: "Mac/PC"
Replies: 157
Views: 36704

Re: 0934: "Mac/PC"

Linux is the tomboyish girl with an ever-expanding wardrobe. And she has way too many plastic surgeries. And she behaves differently for every task. And for some tasks, she only takes instructions in writing. And she randomly stabs you if get the spelling wrong... Linux is River Tam? Good call! Tha...
by SchighSchagh
Sat Aug 06, 2011 6:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0934: "Mac/PC"
Replies: 157
Views: 36704

Re: 0934: "Mac/PC"

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead!

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