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by SocialSceneRepairman
Sat Jun 06, 2009 8:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0593: "Voynich Manuscript"
Replies: 111
Views: 37830

Re: "Voynich Manuscript" Discussion

Does anyone else think "elixer" is an intentional "spelling remaineth a crappeshute" variation?
by SocialSceneRepairman
Wed Jun 03, 2009 12:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0592: "Drama"
Replies: 122
Views: 29227

Re: "Drama" Discussion

Ah, the great Secret Council of Hippies. Where would we be without them?
by SocialSceneRepairman
Fri May 29, 2009 4:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0590: "Papyrus"
Replies: 242
Views: 58329

Re: "Papyrus" Discussion

"At least it's not Comic Sans."
by SocialSceneRepairman
Tue May 26, 2009 7:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0588: "Pep Rally"
Replies: 184
Views: 36028

Re: "Pep Rally" Discussion

Yeah, well, there's a reason Boublil never wrote cheers.
by SocialSceneRepairman
Mon May 25, 2009 4:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0588: "Pep Rally"
Replies: 184
Views: 36028

Re: "Pep Rally" Discussion

New Yorkers, Angelenos, Montrealaises, and people from Green Bay, on the other hand, are still assholes.
by SocialSceneRepairman
Sat May 23, 2009 4:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0135: "Substitute"
Replies: 84
Views: 68034

Re: THE REST OF THE TEST

If that's true, you have a fantastic teacher.
by SocialSceneRepairman
Wed May 13, 2009 6:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0582: "Brakes"
Replies: 103
Views: 30698

Re: "Brakes" Discussion

"Ceci n'est pas une voiture"?
by SocialSceneRepairman
Wed May 13, 2009 4:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0583: "CNR"
Replies: 131
Views: 43486

Re: "CNR" Discussion

Comic JK wrote:This makes sense, and is funny, but I feel like the same joke could be told in a more realistic fashion.


Well, sure, you could...but why would you want to?
by SocialSceneRepairman
Wed May 13, 2009 4:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0321: "Thighs"
Replies: 194
Views: 49760

Re: "Thighs" Discussion

"You swore you'd never compromise With the mystery tramp, but now you realize, He's not selling any alibis, As you stare in into the vacuum of his thighs, And say, 'do you want to make a deal?'" ...yeah, too long a walk. Especially since I'm pretty sure that was exactly the intended meani...
by SocialSceneRepairman
Thu May 07, 2009 4:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0579: "The Race: Part 3"
Replies: 75
Views: 50668

Re: "The Race: Part 3" Discussion

I don't think energy is directly proportional to body weight, though, so maybe she's just talking about her own weight class?
by SocialSceneRepairman
Wed May 06, 2009 6:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0579: "The Race: Part 3"
Replies: 75
Views: 50668

Re: "The Race: Part 3" Discussion

SirMustapha wrote:Excuse me for a moment:

SELF-INSERT.

My world is shattered.

At least "Randall", in the comic, is not behaving like a Gary Stu. Yet. I mean, I hope he evades that trap.


Um...what? Who did you think that stick figure guy in about half the strips was?
by SocialSceneRepairman
Wed May 06, 2009 4:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0579: "The Race: Part 3"
Replies: 75
Views: 50668

Re: "The Race: Part 3" Discussion

And the "Roe vs. Munroe" clock ticks down another minute.
by SocialSceneRepairman
Fri May 01, 2009 4:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0576: "Packages"
Replies: 127
Views: 44020

Re: "Packages" Duscussion

$365 over the course of a year? Not exactly a fortune. If you can't put it down all at once, maybe start with a three-month script?
by SocialSceneRepairman
Tue Apr 28, 2009 4:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0321: "Thighs"
Replies: 194
Views: 49760

Re: "Thighs" Discussion

I find sometimes it actually makes a line less perverse:

I fell in love with the first cute girl that I met who could appreciate George Bataille; standing at a Swedish festival, discussing Story of the Thigh, discussing Story of the Thigh.
by SocialSceneRepairman
Wed Apr 22, 2009 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0572: "Together"
Replies: 102
Views: 17639

Re: "Together" discussion

The youth are starting to change.
by SocialSceneRepairman
Tue Apr 21, 2009 12:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0571: "Can't Sleep"
Replies: 141
Views: 29658

Re: "Can't Sleep" Discussion

Legit question: If I'm working in C++ with floats, not ints, what will give me the longest possible decimal range? I've been trying unsigned long long float etc for a while but can never seem to get more than 8 decimal places. The "long double," extended double precision will give you the...
by SocialSceneRepairman
Fri Apr 17, 2009 3:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0570: "New Car"
Replies: 72
Views: 20713

Re: "New Car" Discussion

Remember, there is nothing new under the sun, but FUCK YOU DOUG AHLERS! FUCK YOU RIGHT UP THE PISSHOLE!
by SocialSceneRepairman
Fri Apr 17, 2009 12:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0569: "Borders"
Replies: 73
Views: 17714

Re: "Borders" Discussion

Yer all coddled pussies. I just learned, "here's the formula, find something trivial."
by SocialSceneRepairman
Wed Apr 15, 2009 4:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0569: "Borders"
Replies: 73
Views: 17714

Re: "Borders" Discussion

Am I the only one who saw the title and expected a jab at Amazon?
by SocialSceneRepairman
Fri Apr 10, 2009 9:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0567: "Urgent Mission"
Replies: 129
Views: 33766

Re: "Urgent Mission" Discussion

I'm an electronic engineer myself, and I don't see why the sign of an electron's charge should be such a big matter. Ya but if an electron was positive then that would make protons negative and that would be TERRIBLE So let's make 'em both positive! That'd be a very interesting sign convention! Dr....
by SocialSceneRepairman
Sun Apr 05, 2009 11:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0564: "Crossbows"
Replies: 171
Views: 68942

Re: "Crossbows" Discussion

Why do I get the feeling this is going to turn into Randall's "Cow Tools"?
by SocialSceneRepairman
Wed Apr 01, 2009 10:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0563: "Fermirotica"
Replies: 169
Views: 58035

Re: "Fermirotica" Discussion

A unicorn has one horn. Therefore, the calculator converts that to "one." So one acre in teaspoons per lightyear. A teaspoon per lightyear is an area that, times a lightyear, would produce a volume of a teaspoon, just like a square meter produces a liter per millimeter. Obviously, this is ...
by SocialSceneRepairman
Wed Apr 01, 2009 5:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0563: "Fermirotica"
Replies: 169
Views: 58035

Re: "Fermirotica" Discussion

I wonder if 18600 people / square mile is already adjusted for little children and senior citizens, who are doubtful to have sex 80 times a year, for 30 minutes. It shouldn't matter, since they're already counted in the average, aren't they? (Also, LapseOfSanity, keep in mind that duration * freque...
by SocialSceneRepairman
Wed Apr 01, 2009 4:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0563: "Fermirotica"
Replies: 169
Views: 58035

Re: "Fermirotica" Discussion

I was wondering where the two came from, but then I remembered what sex was. edit: but what's the likelihood of reading an xkcd about probabilities of people having sex near you while you're listening to people having sex near you.. What's the probability of a settled event? The formula needs to be ...
by SocialSceneRepairman
Fri Mar 27, 2009 4:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0561: "Well"
Replies: 187
Views: 54116

Re: "Well" Discussion

And you thought we wouldn't notice!

Remember, everyone, alphabetize your keyboards.
by SocialSceneRepairman
Wed Mar 11, 2009 4:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0554: "Not Enough Work"
Replies: 129
Views: 26295

Re: "Not Enough Work" Discussion

All together...

SENRYU!
by SocialSceneRepairman
Tue Feb 24, 2009 5:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0547: "Simple"
Replies: 121
Views: 23885

Re: "Simple" Discussion

But oddly enough, in the Did you know... section, it said that the longest known human penis was 13.5 inches. I thought that was a bit awkward to put in the Did you know section. But hey, now I know a lot of people have been lying to me. I read that as 13.5 cm. I was very confused for a short time.
by SocialSceneRepairman
Mon Feb 23, 2009 5:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0547: "Simple"
Replies: 121
Views: 23885

Re: "Simple" Discussion

...doubleplusgood.

Is it bad that I didn't notice a change in the level of diction until I read the caption? Am I just too used to big words? Or self-consciously little ones?
by SocialSceneRepairman
Wed Feb 18, 2009 5:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0545: "Neutrality Schmeutrality"
Replies: 137
Views: 52647

Re: "Neutrality Schmeutrality" discussion

He's like Gödel, only evil...and prodding the fourth wall with flaming sticks...
by SocialSceneRepairman
Wed Jan 28, 2009 2:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0535: "It Might be Cool"
Replies: 147
Views: 29276

Re: "It Might be Cool" discussion

This is a guess, but I think it's got something to do with Chromosomes. We guys have 45 X chromosomes, and one messed up one. Women have all 46 X chromosomes, in a nice and perfect little row. Naw, perhaps it's more conspiratorial than that. Genetic girls ACTually have 23 active X chromosomes, and ...
by SocialSceneRepairman
Mon Jan 26, 2009 8:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0535: "It Might be Cool"
Replies: 147
Views: 29276

Re: "It Might be Cool" discussion

Caligula wrote:
GodShapedBullet wrote:Who are you upset at here exactly?


I was wondering the same thing


...the party I accused of "acting like a schoolyard bully," maybe? (i.e., Going after Roberts for an extremely minor gaffe...even Obama seemed annoyed.)
by SocialSceneRepairman
Mon Jan 26, 2009 6:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0535: "It Might be Cool"
Replies: 147
Views: 29276

Re: "It Might be Cool" discussion

You know, having heard about this gaffe so many times (not having a TV), this comic was the last straw that made me finally look it up. "I will execute the office of president to the United States faithfully." ...really? That's it? What the fuck ?! Platitudes about "hope" and &qu...
by SocialSceneRepairman
Wed Jan 21, 2009 5:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0533: "Laptop Hell"
Replies: 95
Views: 25914

Re: "Laptop Hell" Discussion

aleflamedyud wrote:So Randall's gay, eh?


Well, it might have been his only opportunity to suck his own cock.

...er, without breaking his neck.

...I've derailed this thread, haven't I?
by SocialSceneRepairman
Mon Jan 19, 2009 7:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0532: "Piano"
Replies: 224
Views: 81070

Re: "Piano" Discussion

For the boys complaining about how the size of the piano does appear too small, especially the one who calculated the size to be only 9, instead of 12 inches... where the hell did you get your anatomy lessons? A 12-incher would be painful, nothing more. 9 inches = 22 cm IS actually already large, s...
by SocialSceneRepairman
Mon Jan 19, 2009 5:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0532: "Piano"
Replies: 224
Views: 81070

Re: "Piano" Discussion

Don't you mean a thirty-centimeter pianist...?
by SocialSceneRepairman
Fri Jan 16, 2009 11:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0531: "Contingency Plan"
Replies: 135
Views: 26772

Re: "Contingency Plan" discussion

I hereby dub thee...INCESTUOUS MEMETHREAD!
by SocialSceneRepairman
Thu Jan 15, 2009 3:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0530: "I'm An Idiot"
Replies: 123
Views: 34327

Re: "I'm An Idiot" Discussion

I think we're missing the more important issue presented in this comic. Randall has a female roommate! You go, Randall! I was wondering how long it would take someone to make a post like this. Official count - fifty-one posts, nine hours, twenty-four minutes (33.8 ks). In honor of your achievement,...
by SocialSceneRepairman
Tue Jan 13, 2009 11:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0526: "Converting to Metric"
Replies: 429
Views: 92367

Re: "Converting to Metric" Discussion

So* in other words, once you're going at or above the speed limit, you can be in whatever lane you want. There's certainly no federal law on the subject (other than perhaps as applies to Washington, DC). *I am not a lawyer. Something tells me a random forum member is more likely to come from Massac...
by SocialSceneRepairman
Mon Jan 12, 2009 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0526: "Converting to Metric"
Replies: 429
Views: 92367

Re: "Converting to Metric" Discussion

Random832 wrote:
It is against the law to use the left lane except for passing or in preparation for a turn


In Germany, maybe. Not so in the US.


http://www.mass.gov/legis/laws/mgl/89-4b.htm

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