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by jacog
Mon Nov 26, 2012 8:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1139: "Rubber and Glue"
Replies: 55
Views: 29052

Re: 1139: "Rubber and Glue"

For the sake of all humanity, I hope Black Hat Guy uses rubbers.
by jacog
Wed Feb 16, 2011 1:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0861: "Wisdom Teeth"
Replies: 116
Views: 28325

Re: 0861: "Wisdom Teeth"

For some reason I expected by page 2 of this thread you guys would all be discussing world-generating algorithms and how long it would take to flatten/arrange a surface 7x the size of the earth, or even debate whether that's the actual size and provide some maths to back up your arguments. I suspect...
by jacog
Mon Jan 24, 2011 9:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0851: "Na"
Replies: 207
Views: 51510

Re: 0851: "Na"

Ya know, this comic was likely just a ploy to start a silly Seinfeld-esque discussion about "hey"'s and "na"'s.
by jacog
Wed Nov 03, 2010 2:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0814: "Diode"
Replies: 137
Views: 61730

Re: 0814: "Diode"

Nikola Tesla, a dynamo with the ladies. (I am sure there there's a joke there somewhere)
by jacog
Tue Oct 19, 2010 7:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0807: "Connected"
Replies: 143
Views: 29242

Re: 0807: Connected

2) The only pure, perfect, and eternal love is God's love. You can disagree, but I'm Christian, and that's what I believe. Not so sure about that. "If you so much as look at another god, I will damn you to hell!" - that's not love, that's cause for alarm. I foresee a restraining order in ...
by jacog
Wed Oct 06, 2010 8:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0802: "Online Communities 2"
Replies: 292
Views: 74945

Re: "Online Communities 2" Discussion (#802)

starfish814 wrote:no Minecraft??


Was wondering the same, but I suspect it'll feature quite prominently on version 3 of this map. That said, I am wasting valuable mining/construction time writing this comment... so bye! :D
by jacog
Wed Sep 22, 2010 10:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0796: "Bad Ex"
Replies: 84
Views: 21073

Re: "Bad Ex" Discussion

Not sure why, but when I saw the goatee guy I was reminded of the hypnotist character Kenny Craig from Little Britain. Kenny Craig does not wear glasses though, as far as I remember, but should indeed be on a list of bad exes.
by jacog
Mon Sep 20, 2010 8:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0795: "Conditional Risk"
Replies: 89
Views: 23441

Re: "Conditional Risk" Discussion (#795)

But what if the 1 in 7000000 that gets struck happens to be the fourth out of those five dentists - does that mean that only three out of five dentists will now recommend Trident? Statistics is confusing, man.
by jacog
Fri Sep 17, 2010 8:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0794: "Inside Joke"
Replies: 131
Views: 34553

Re: ''Inside Joke'' Discussion (#794)

But... Who shot J.R. ?
by jacog
Mon Jul 26, 2010 9:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0771: "Period Speech"
Replies: 107
Views: 40449

Re: "Period Speech" discussion (#771)

Mellow greetings. What seems to be your boggle?
by jacog
Fri Jul 16, 2010 10:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0767: "Temper"
Replies: 159
Views: 44498

Re: "Temper" Discussion (#767)

Heh, yeah, the contrast to Mel Gibson's recent outburst is huge.
by jacog
Wed Jul 14, 2010 3:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0766: "Green Flash"
Replies: 82
Views: 24775

Re: "Green Flash" Discussion

g30dud3 wrote:I think the important issue here is why two guys are watching the sunset together on the beach :shock:


"I wish I knew how to quit you, black hat man!"
by jacog
Wed Jul 14, 2010 1:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0766: "Green Flash"
Replies: 82
Views: 24775

Re: "Green Flash" Discussion

I'm offended that they named the car "Tesla".

If Nikola Tesla had built it, it would not need wheels, would go twice around the planet on a single charge, and come equipped with a particle cannon to vaporise offensive motorists.
by jacog
Mon Jul 12, 2010 1:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0765: "Dilution"
Replies: 211
Views: 51489

Re: "Dilution" Discussion

It'd be like telling a young earth creationist that they're wrong because the universe is actually billions of years old - they'll be all like, "Nuh-uh!" and nothing has been gained. Instead, a better approach is "Come, look at these fossil layers we've unearthed. Let's have a chat a...
by jacog
Wed Jul 07, 2010 2:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0763: "Workaround"
Replies: 166
Views: 41384

Re: "Workaround" discussion

Don't knock Windows Commander. :P

The twin panel method of file management is much more efficient than the tree+files way of doing it. Well, on one condition:

You use it with the keyboard entirely.
by jacog
Fri Jun 04, 2010 1:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0749: "Study"
Replies: 79
Views: 30729

Re: "Study" discussion

sohmc wrote:I read "digital contact" as looking at paper soaked in urushiol. Anyone else read it this way?


Or contact by one of your digits.
by jacog
Fri Jun 04, 2010 7:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0749: "Study"
Replies: 79
Views: 30729

Re: "Study" discussion

Chaaarlieeeeeee... Chaaaarlieeeeeee.... wake up you silly sleepy-head!We're going to Candy Mouuuntaaaaain! Candy Mountain, Chaaaarlieeee!
by jacog
Wed Jun 02, 2010 7:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0748: "Worst-Case Scenario"
Replies: 92
Views: 26134

Re: "Worst-Case Scenario" discussion

dtilque wrote:If someone were bitten by a radioactive burning alligator, would they become Flaming Alligator Man? Or just dead?


Have you been reading Axe Cop?

http://axecop.com/
by jacog
Wed May 26, 2010 10:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0745: "Dyslexics"
Replies: 143
Views: 49178

Re: "Dyslexics" Discussion

All this talk of offending minority groups reminds me of this one:

Did you hear about the dyslexic agnostic insomniac? He sits up all night wondering if there really is a dog.
by jacog
Wed May 26, 2010 8:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0743: "Infrastructures"
Replies: 269
Views: 64508

Re: "Infrastructures" discussion

In that situation, whether she'd signed a petition or not would have had no actual effect on the top-level policy decisions and geopolitical events, other than to allow some people to feel smugly self-righteous - much like this comic. Wrong, that episode was, like many other TZ episodes, a straight...
by jacog
Tue May 25, 2010 12:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0743: "Infrastructures"
Replies: 269
Views: 64508

Re: "Infrastructures" discussion

I'm confused. Why would anyone be offended seeing a character who is portrayed as a dick, say something that one totally expects to come from such a person? No, not attempting to invoke Godwin's Law, honest! Is it in our future to see a biographical film about Hitler where he does nothing worse ...
by jacog
Mon May 24, 2010 7:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0743: "Infrastructures"
Replies: 269
Views: 64508

Re: "Infrastructures" discussion

Except they are different entirely. It's like saying since he bought a DS instead of a Pandora, it's his fault that Ford's had to be recalled. It's more about attitudes than specific instances. Think of docformat guy as the group who are happy to have their data and data formats entirely dictated b...
by jacog
Sun May 23, 2010 7:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0743: "Infrastructures"
Replies: 269
Views: 64508

Re: "Infrastructures" discussion

Lololololololololoo I love all of the people whining about default MS office features. It takes like 30 seconds to turn them off on your own, or a single right and then left click to turn them off after a single auto-correct. I thought you people understood "nerdy" things. Dude, saying &q...
by jacog
Fri May 21, 2010 9:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0743: "Infrastructures"
Replies: 269
Views: 64508

Re: "Infrastructures" discussion

I can tell from the sheer smugness emanating from this post that you're a big fan of OpenOffice. Actually, in my line of work I have no need of word processing. Don't even have any office software installed. At this point I feel like I should go on and explain about open standards and what negative...
by jacog
Fri May 21, 2010 7:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0743: "Infrastructures"
Replies: 269
Views: 64508

Re: "Infrastructures" discussion

Note: The above is not actually obnoxious Socratic posturing. I'm genuinely curious. I think on that guy maybe obnoxious Socratic posturing would have worked better. Or, just ignore anyone who uses terms like "douche", "noob", "fag/gay", etc. to describe anything/anyon...
by jacog
Tue May 18, 2010 9:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0741: "Blogging"
Replies: 89
Views: 26188

Re: "Blogging" Discussion

Hehe, fun. I run a free blogging site with a smallish community. There aren't any blog-for-profit sorts on there though. We usually just flag them as spam. There are, however, a lot of people on there whose only blog posts ever are along the lines of "I haven't blogged in a while, but will soon...
by jacog
Wed May 12, 2010 9:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0739: "Malamanteau"
Replies: 165
Views: 43941

Re: "Malamanteau" discussion

I always thought it'd be fun to create a word that describes synonyms on alphanumeric keypads. You know, like how "book" and "cool", or "home" and "good" each use the same numbers. A funny one here in South Africa, is that we have a theme park named "Rata...
by jacog
Thu Apr 29, 2010 12:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0732: "HDTV"
Replies: 222
Views: 78960

Re: "HDTV" Discussion

the newest version of the professional/broadcast video transport, SDI, is rated at 3gbit/s to carry up to 1080p60 on a single coax. SDI? AAAAHMAAAAGAAAAD ... it'll become self aware, and we're all going to die!!! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strategic_Defense_Initiative It's up there, people... the...
by jacog
Wed Apr 21, 2010 7:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0730: "Circuit Diagram"
Replies: 254
Views: 101000

Re: "Circuit Diagram" Discussion

It needs Phlebotinum to work.
by jacog
Mon Apr 19, 2010 1:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0729: "Laser Pointer"
Replies: 107
Views: 25387

Re: "Laser Pointer" Discussion

It's a lasing cat-vity!

I groaned.


Hehe, he's reflecting David Morgan-Mar a bit here with that pun. :)

Exhibit A: http://www.irregularwebcomic.net/2612.html
by jacog
Fri Apr 16, 2010 11:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0728: "iPad"
Replies: 63
Views: 15876

Re: "iPad" discussion

News flash: $500 consumer items are less technologically advanced than really prototypes in cutting edge scientific research. In other news, the Tesla Roadster is less technologically advanced than the LHC. Stop the fucking presses! Now you are just being an obnoxious git for no good reason. In the...
by jacog
Wed Apr 14, 2010 11:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: xkcd sightings in your hometown (and other places)
Replies: 384
Views: 118169

xkcd reference on IrregularWebcomic

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Title text: This comic is funny, but the humour cannot be explained within it.


Pilfered from: http://www.irregularwebcomic.net/2635.html
by jacog
Mon Apr 12, 2010 2:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0726: "Seat Selection"
Replies: 112
Views: 27317

Re: "Seat Selection" Discussion

Anyone here ever wonder how successfully some guy in the tower can "talk you down" like in the movies? Has this ever happened? TYou wouldn't need to if you've had experience behind the controls of a video game :P Reminds me of this trope: http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/IKnowMo...
by jacog
Mon Apr 12, 2010 8:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0726: "Seat Selection"
Replies: 112
Views: 27317

Re: "Seat Selection" Discussion

Anyone here ever wonder how successfully some guy in the tower can "talk you down" like in the movies? Has this ever happened?
by jacog
Fri Mar 19, 2010 8:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0716: "Time Machine"
Replies: 112
Views: 24202

Re: "Time Machine" Discussion

Also,

http://www.irregularwebcomic.net/2607.html

(part of a continuous story, but I am guessing you can infer what the context of the joke is)
by jacog
Thu Mar 04, 2010 12:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0709: "I Am"
Replies: 152
Views: 46882

Re: "I Am" Discussion

Comedy is also subjective. Therefore it is impossible to make the statement "it's not funny", since many peeps in this thread have pointed out that they did, in fact, find it funny. I did too.
by jacog
Wed Mar 03, 2010 1:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0709: "I Am"
Replies: 152
Views: 46882

Re: "I Am" Discussion

by jacog
Wed Mar 03, 2010 12:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0709: "I Am"
Replies: 152
Views: 46882

Re: "I Am" Discussion

It's also possibly that Randall made a random comic strip with no intended purpose just to see what people would come up with.

He might be a Cylon. They mess with your head.
by jacog
Wed Feb 10, 2010 8:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0700: "Complexion"
Replies: 93
Views: 32140

Re: "Complexion" Discussion

ahhahhahhahh. I guffawed out loud. it's been a while since that happened. thank you, Randall. In other news, I'm disappointed in how few forum members caught the two-face reference. It's likely because it started off sounding like a science joke, not a pop-culture joke. I got it too, but then, I am...
by jacog
Tue Feb 09, 2010 8:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0695: "Spirit"
Replies: 337
Views: 221977

Re: "Spirit" Discussion

A guy in space station infringing on copyright?

AMAGAD!!!! IT's A SPACE PIRATE !1!!

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