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by BytEfLUSh
Thu Jan 12, 2017 4:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1784: "Bad Map Projection: Liquid Resize"
Replies: 58
Views: 14552

Re: 1784: "Bad Map Projection: Liquid Resize"

What is that thing, and why is it enclosed in a #424242 line? (sorry, I just had to...) No, please, fighting over Kosovo's status as an independent nation is bound to be tamer than the fight over map projections. Ahhh, I guess you're right. I like this projection very much, though. It's the best on...
by BytEfLUSh
Thu Jan 12, 2017 4:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1784: "Bad Map Projection: Liquid Resize"
Replies: 58
Views: 14552

Re: 1784: "Bad Map Projection: Liquid Resize"

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What is that thing, and why is it enclosed in a #424242 line?

(sorry, I just had to...)
by BytEfLUSh
Thu Nov 10, 2016 2:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1756: "I'm With Her"
Replies: 446
Views: 99634

Re: 1756: "I'm With Her"

Pfhorrest wrote:Merry Pizzamas?

Happy Pizzadays :D
by BytEfLUSh
Thu Nov 10, 2016 2:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53382257

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hey BytEfLUSh ! Great to see you around these parts again! How's the basement? I think it's getting a bit too... comfy, if you know what I mean. :) Oooh, sorry Učim (I still remember the story about your nickname :)), just saw your reply. Yeaaah, I'm still not caught up with the lingo, but now and ...
by BytEfLUSh
Thu Nov 10, 2016 1:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1756: "I'm With Her"
Replies: 446
Views: 99634

Re: 1756: "I'm With Her"

You folks seem too upset over nothing. Yeah, candidate A won presidency in country X while candidate B didn't, in the same country. *yawn* Yeah, so interesting. *yawn* Like that's gonna change anything. Relax. Have a slice of pizza. http://a57.foxnews.com/global.fncstatic.com/static/managed/img/876/...
by BytEfLUSh
Wed Nov 02, 2016 1:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53382257

Re: 1190: "Time": Completely on-topic for a change



Damn ninjas! I just came here to post that link! :D
Also, hi everybody! :D
by BytEfLUSh
Thu Aug 04, 2016 12:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1715: "Household Tips"
Replies: 69
Views: 13014

Re: 1715: "Household Tips"

Huh, panel #2 is well timed for me. Two days ago, my dad was making attempting to make french fries on a stove when suddenly, "for no reason" , the cooking oil caught fire. That was the first flash of light I saw, followed by another, much brighter, presumably as my dad tried to put out th...
by BytEfLUSh
Mon May 23, 2016 9:00 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0150: "Tatooine Rainbow"
Replies: 52
Views: 45575

Re: What-If 0150: Tatooine Rainbow

speising wrote:And what video is he referring to?

I'm guessing this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQSNhk5ICTI
by BytEfLUSh
Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
Replies: 673
Views: 174895

Re: 1663: ???

we use a calendar system largely based on the birth and death of a Christian religious figure Well, not quite true. Birth, well, not really accurate, but kind of based on some old approximation of what is believed to be a Christian religious figure's birth (I, for one, think that dude's 12000 years...
by BytEfLUSh
Thu Jun 11, 2015 10:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1536: "The Martian"
Replies: 128
Views: 40915

Re: 1536: "The Martian"

Spoiler alert ! :roll: Why do they sent Matt Damon to space AGAIN ? He just got back from across a wormhole in interstellar. :lol: http://www.reddit.com/r/books/comments/2tyz6p/i_am_andy_weir_author_of_the_martian_soon_to_be_a/co3m6u1 2.Have you had conversations with Ridley Scott.? Do you believe ...
by BytEfLUSh
Thu Jun 11, 2015 2:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1536: "The Martian"
Replies: 128
Views: 40915

Re: 1536: "The Martian"

Based largely on the comments in this thread, I downloaded the Audible version today, and listened to the first couple of chapters on the way home. There's something I'm having a problem with: His radio is out, I can understand that (modulo the notion of a Martian wind that can actually blow so...
by BytEfLUSh
Thu Jun 11, 2015 2:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1536: "The Martian"
Replies: 128
Views: 40915

Re: 1536: "The Martian"

Based largely on the comments in this thread, I downloaded the Audible version today, and listened to the first couple of chapters on the way home. There's something I'm having a problem with: His radio is out, I can understand that (modulo the notion of a Martian wind that can actually blow so...
by BytEfLUSh
Wed Jun 10, 2015 10:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1536: "The Martian"
Replies: 128
Views: 40915

Re: 1536: "The Martian"

I just can't get over the fact that the guy who did Casey & Andy is getting a movie made by Ridley Scott. (Even latter-day Ridley Scott.) I need to start me a webcomic. Came here just to say that (or see if anyone else mentioned it). :D I read Casey & Andy a long time ago, noticed Andy Weir...
by BytEfLUSh
Mon Dec 15, 2014 9:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1460: "SMFW"
Replies: 106
Views: 34455

Re: 1460: "SMFW"

Ummm, I thought someone would say it, but I immediately understood SMFW as "So Many Fu****g Words", though I guess I'm a bit off here. :)
by BytEfLUSh
Tue Sep 30, 2014 10:31 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0074: "Soda Planet"
Replies: 41
Views: 20310

Re: What-If 0074: "Soda Planet"

Sorry for the necro, but Oatmeal just did a comic about something similar:

http://theoatmeal.com/comics/water
by BytEfLUSh
Fri Apr 18, 2014 5:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 185324

Re: 1357: "Free Speech"

If you say something, and someone responds "You should be arrested/killed for saying that", and you respond with something about freedom of speech, as a retort to their statement, I think that would be relatively valid. Well, I'm a rare kind of person that can imagine a worst-case scenari...
by BytEfLUSh
Fri Apr 18, 2014 4:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 185324

Re: 1357: "Free Speech"

So, was this comic about the Mozilla thing? Or was that just one of the reasons? Oooh, didn't make the link... For everyone interested: http://blogs.seattletimes.com/northwestvoices/2014/04/11/mozilla-the-right-to-free-speech-doesnt-protect-you-from-consequences/ Yep, I think there's a link. http:/...
by BytEfLUSh
Fri Apr 18, 2014 4:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53382257

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wow, NP1900 :D I also gotta get up to date with Kieryn's work, I think I got stuck around KNF(?)79. :)
by BytEfLUSh
Fri Apr 18, 2014 4:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 185324

Re: Corollary

groszdani wrote:Corollary: You have the right to boycott someone for saying something, but that doesn't mean you are not an asshole for doing so either.

In most cases, it doesn't mean you are. Those that get rightfully ignored just want to make it look that way.
by BytEfLUSh
Fri Apr 18, 2014 4:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1357: "Free Speech"
Replies: 1346
Views: 185324

Re: 1357: "Free Speech"

YES! This is the exact type of person that goes to atheist pages and posts some religious mambo-jumbo there. Thank you!


Edit: I like starting WW3 whenever I can. I know that. I'm an addict. :D
by BytEfLUSh
Wed Apr 09, 2014 10:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1353: "Heartbleed"
Replies: 99
Views: 32476

Re: 1353: "Heartbleed"

GOOMHR (yay, I finally get to say that) Title Text: I looked at some of the data dumps from vulnerable sites, and it was ... bad. I saw emails, passwords, password hints. SSL keys and session cookies. [snip] As I read that, I thought: "It's going in the right direction, PLEASE make it so!"...
by BytEfLUSh
Mon Mar 31, 2014 2:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53382257

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wasn't there a multiquote thing before? Hi BytEfLUSh! http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=43258 'ello! I still lurk around sometimes, but now I realize I haven't posted for a loooong time. :D BytEfLUSh! If I called me ISP me nuh tink I'd get a decent answer for anyting. I worked as a tech su...
by BytEfLUSh
Mon Mar 31, 2014 1:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53382257

Re: 1190: "Time"

I thought I went blind and when I came to my senses I called my ISP to ask them why is OTT locked. They escalated the call several times, noone knew the answer.

BTW, Hi again.
by BytEfLUSh
Tue Mar 11, 2014 12:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1340: "Unique Date"
Replies: 140
Views: 33295

Re: 1340: "Unique Date"

AFAIK, the "first day" is sunday because God made the everythings that day, and saturday is rest day because god rested that day, but monday is the first day of the week because is the first day of the work week, and saturday and sunday are the breaks, make your work before you can rest I...
by BytEfLUSh
Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1340: "Unique Date"
Replies: 140
Views: 33295

Re: 1340: "Unique Date"

Hmm, I always wondered why is there an option on most computer systems to select Sunday as the first day of the week. Some countries actually use that system?! As for AD/CE debate, in Serbian it's called BCE = p.n.e. (pre nove/naše ere - before new/current era) and CE = n.e. (nove/naše ere = new/cur...
by BytEfLUSh
Tue Jan 21, 2014 11:28 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0080: "Pile of Viruses"
Replies: 95
Views: 24656

Re: What-If 0080: "Pile of Viruses"

Because the sea is so big,[5]


I really expected something else to pop up when I clicked on the reference.
by BytEfLUSh
Mon Oct 14, 2013 2:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53382257

Re: so, Django looks pretty treeish

Eternal Density wrote:They're produced by a Glass Blower, from Glass Chips, which are produced by a Glass Furnace.

Ahh... Then all I need is a Glass Blower now, I guess. :) Thanks.

ETA: Umm, if it's not too much to ask, how do I get a Glass Blower?
by BytEfLUSh
Mon Oct 14, 2013 2:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53382257

Re: 1190: "Time"

OK, the Sandcastle Builder OTG got me to read the OTT and post again. I have a lot of ketchup-ing to do, so here's just a quick question... When (and how) do I get glass blocks? :)

Nice to see y'all again, btw! :D
by BytEfLUSh
Thu Aug 29, 2013 1:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53382257

Re: 1190: "Time"

A long time ago, way too long time ago, a wise OTTer said something like:

Real quitters just quit. They don't post about it.


Well, I just wanted to say that I still read this thread and enjoy the OTT(er(comic))ifications more than ever. Thank you once again, and I may contribute soon. Maybe. :D
by BytEfLUSh
Wed Aug 14, 2013 2:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53382257

Re: 1190: "Time"

No...I just saw in the Preview window-Byteflush is saying goodbye? NO! No BYE FRO YOU!! To be honest, it's actually more of a "Thank you all" than a "Goodbye." Since the end of Time, I haven't refreshed the OTT much often even though I felt obligated to do so. I don't want to ca...
by BytEfLUSh
Wed Aug 14, 2013 2:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53382257

Re: 1190: "Time"

So, it has come to this. I'm pretty sure most of you do not remember me by my contributions (there weren't many), my avatar (that's just soooo original) or my username here (I'd like to kill the 14-year-old version of myself for even considering it). I'd just like to say: bye. I've been following th...
by BytEfLUSh
Sat Aug 10, 2013 12:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53382257

Re: 1190: "Time"

Kind of hard to "recommend" movies if you won't say what they are. :D Unspoilered, I'll add The Crying Game . Bit adult, that. Hardly worth seeing if you know the twist, though. You'd think it is something it isn't. I said that those movies have a twist. If you recognize a few of them tha...
by BytEfLUSh
Sat Aug 10, 2013 12:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53382257

Re: 1190: "Time"

Well, in the case of Fight Club someone explicitly told me what it was while trying to convince me to watch it (which worked), and in Vanilla Sky I walked in on someone watching it right as it happened and then went to watch the whole thing through myself to see how the heck such a boring-sounding ...
by BytEfLUSh
Fri Aug 09, 2013 11:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53382257

Re: 1190: "Time"

Then again, I also had no interest in films like Fight Club or Vanilla Sky until I overheard their Big Reveals, and I don't feel like those were diminished for me in any respect. So maybe I'm just one of the people not bothered by spoilers. You heard that there was a Big Reveal or heard what was th...
by BytEfLUSh
Fri Aug 09, 2013 2:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53382257

Re: A riverish present from the past

Spot Lucky based on Daft Punk's Get Lucky http://xkcd.mscha.org/tmp/spotlucky.gif We've been walking from the seaboard And found a molpy keyboard We thought it would be friendly (uh) Instead it did attack me (Look) We've come too far to give up where we are So let's ...
by BytEfLUSh
Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53382257

Re: 1190: "Time"

Thank you, I will not delete the post - but it seems logical that my OTTercomicifation should be within spoiler tags. :D
by BytEfLUSh
Thu Aug 08, 2013 1:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53382257

Re: 1190: "Time"

yappobiscuits wrote:@BytEfLUSh - I could've sworn someone did that exact same one earlier todip...

Oops, I'm not a good ketchuper... I'll skim through a few pages and if it is true - I'm sorry, I'll (try to) delete my post.

ETA: Yep, that's true... My bad, sorry.
by BytEfLUSh
Thu Aug 08, 2013 1:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53382257

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ahh, ninja'd on this one. :)

Spoiler:
I'll just try another OTTercomicOTTification:

Image
http://xkcd.com/354/
by BytEfLUSh
Thu Aug 08, 2013 12:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53382257

Re: 1190: "Time"

We have our OTW for chirping mustard. If the outsiders want to get in, I guess they are free to do so. :)
Their (the Outsider's) Wiki, however, is actually visited mostly by people who do not follow the Word of The GLR.

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