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by cheweytoo
Fri May 25, 2018 8:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1998: "GDPR"
Replies: 61
Views: 11972

Re: 1998: "GDPR"

rhomboidal wrote:My mind spent half an hour just trying to guess what "GDPR" stood for.


Google does probably remember.
by cheweytoo
Fri May 25, 2018 7:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1998: "GDPR"
Replies: 61
Views: 11972

1998: "GDPR"

https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/gdpr.png title: "By clicking anywhere, scrolling, or closing this notification, you agree to be legally bound by the witch Sycorax within a cloven pine." That would be an interesting version of that play… And heh: Today has been quite funny in general, and in ...
by cheweytoo
Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1975: "Right Click"
Replies: 42
Views: 18706

1975: "Right Click"

Surprise Sunday comic!

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title text: "Right-click or long press (where supported) to save!"

I found the c-remover to be way funnier than it should be.

I'm off again, trying to get lost in the castle…
by cheweytoo
Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1967: "Violin Plots"
Replies: 36
Views: 10819

1967: "Violin Plots"

https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/violin_plots.png Title text: "Strictly speaking, 'violin' refers to the internal structure of the data. The external portion visible in the plot is called the 'viola.'" Oh my. I laughed, loudly. And I don't think I'll be able to say "viola" with a st...
by cheweytoo
Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1940: "The Food Size Cycle"
Replies: 52
Views: 10201

1940: "The Food Size Cycle"

https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_food_size_cycle.png title text: "There's data suggesting that this model may apply to deep-dish/thin-crust pizza. I've designed a thorough multi-year study to investigate this personally, but funding organizations keep denying my grant requests." This infl...
by cheweytoo
Wed Apr 05, 2017 1:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1820: "Security Advice"
Replies: 36
Views: 9792

1820: "Security Advice"

https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/security_advice_2x.png title: " Never give your password or bank account number to anyone who doesn't have a blue check mark next to their name. " The problem is, computer security is Hard™, and often unintuitive. It was hard work to get my mother to understan...
by cheweytoo
Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1819: "Sweet 16"
Replies: 49
Views: 12851

1819: "Sweet 16"

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title: Every year I make out my bracket at the season, and every year it's busted before the first game when I find out which teams are playing.

Well, OK, some sort of championship with the usual 2^n teams. Huh?
by cheweytoo
Fri Mar 31, 2017 2:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1818: "Rayleigh Scattering"
Replies: 99
Views: 26964

1818: "Rayleigh Scattering"

https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/rayleigh_scattering.png title: If you ask "why are leaves green?" the usual answer is "because they're full of chlorophyll, and chlorophyll is green," even though "why does chlorophyll scatter green light?" is a great question too. Yes, yes...
by cheweytoo
Mon Apr 04, 2016 12:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
Replies: 673
Views: 162857

Re: 1663: "Garden"

There is a final state, when the controls disappear and the content stops changing.

My first one of those is http://linden.xkcd.com/#c9252f84-fa49-1 ... 010a8e0003
by cheweytoo
Wed Mar 05, 2014 11:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1338: "Land Mammals"
Replies: 168
Views: 54314

Re: 1338: "Land Mammals"

I wish the labels weren't "off white" on a white background. I didn't realize there was labels at all until I stood up and my angle on the monitor changed. While the contrast in this comic indeed isn't that high, there's something quite wrong with your screen if #C7C7C7 isn't visible unde...
by cheweytoo
Mon Jan 27, 2014 2:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1322: Winter
Replies: 125
Views: 27925

Re: 1322: Winter

There's a reason the English language has the largest vocabulary of any language in the world.  That's because we have a word, a *PROPER* word, for just every thing, action, feeling, or concept. Only if you consider stuff like "schadenfreude" to be part of the English language. Which is a...

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