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by jozwa
Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1110:"Click and Drag"
Replies: 595
Views: 674231

Re: 1110:"Click and Drag"

Stunning. Grand and beautiful. I'd take my hat off if I had one.

That Statue of Liberty thing reminded me of Simpsons, but then I googled that the original movie had the "You maniacs!" line too. :P
by jozwa
Fri Sep 14, 2012 3:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1108: "Cautionary Ghost"
Replies: 155
Views: 30183

Re: 1108: "Cautionary Ghost"

melgior wrote:
McTricks wrote:First I read today's cyanide and happiness, then this.

I did the exact same thing. For everybody else:
http://www.explosm.net/comics/2923/

Darn, I was gonna post that. But to me that was yesterday's C&H. But I don't know how the time zones go with these.
by jozwa
Wed Sep 12, 2012 2:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1107: "Sports Cheat Sheet"
Replies: 178
Views: 37122

Re: 1107: "Sports Cheat Sheet"

That's how much Randy knows about sports and it's popularity internationally. Finland is rubbish at soccer. The most popular sport by far is ice hockey. F1 is also hot if you count motorsports.
by jozwa
Mon Aug 27, 2012 4:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1100: "Vows"
Replies: 53
Views: 19714

Re: 1100:" Vows"

What's with this mind-fuckery lately? :--D
by jozwa
Wed Aug 01, 2012 3:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1089:"Internal Monologue"
Replies: 89
Views: 25343

Re: 1089:"Internal Monologue"

As an alternative to being so self-conscious, one could simply listen to what the person was saying...! Sometimes I actually forget to do that. Then I quickly try to get back on track in case the other person expects me to have listened and expects a response or something. And most of this strip ap...
by jozwa
Mon Jul 02, 2012 8:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1076: "Groundhog Day"
Replies: 107
Views: 26970

Re: 1072: "Groundhog Day"

My first thought was that Randy's on drugs. At a glance, the comments don't seem to help. I hope I'm not the only one who has no idea what the hell this is. :P
by jozwa
Fri Jun 29, 2012 9:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1075: "Warning"
Replies: 112
Views: 30706

Re: 1075: "Warning"

Oh, so it's like the tongue awareness thing. I was a bit confused until I read the OP.
by jozwa
Wed Jun 27, 2012 12:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1074: "Moon Landing"
Replies: 164
Views: 36704

Re: 1074: "Moon Landing"

Red Hal wrote:As it is, it's not quite 40 years since humankind last visited the moon.

Give or take a few months, I have no problem with rounding numbers when it doesn't change anything. If it had been released in December then it would have just been a nice celebration of the anniversary.
by jozwa
Fri Jun 22, 2012 9:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1072: " Seventies"
Replies: 117
Views: 30247

Re: 1072: " Seventies"

I like the art on that phone.
by jozwa
Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1071: "Exoplanets"
Replies: 176
Views: 51159

Re: 1071: "Exoplanets"

because it orbits its host star once every 30 hours, a solar “year” on KELT-1b passes in a little more than one Earth day So what ever are they meaning by that 'solar "year"': the time it takes that planet with its star to orbit our sun? the time at which all things that orbit that star o...
by jozwa
Wed Jun 20, 2012 7:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1071: "Exoplanets"
Replies: 176
Views: 51159

Re: 1071: "Exoplanets"

I always confuse exoplanet to mean a planet that could host extraterrestrial life.
by jozwa
Wed Jun 13, 2012 10:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1068: "Swiftkey"
Replies: 88
Views: 46276

Re: 1068: "Swiftkey"

Why do I think that the exact complete sentence that appears the most amount of times in your history is not (necessarily) the same as your typical sentence? Meh, I'm not even familiar with this software.
by jozwa
Mon Jun 04, 2012 11:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1064: "Front Door"
Replies: 80
Views: 21402

Re: 1064: "Front Door"

"FYI: I'll be releasing a wolf into a randomly-chosen front yard sometime in the next 30 years. Now your fear is reasonable, and you don't need to feel embarrassed anymore. Problem solved!" Sounds like an empty threat. Also silly. Then again a more plausible one would be too creepy for thi...
by jozwa
Fri May 11, 2012 9:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1054: "The Bacon"
Replies: 55
Views: 26956

Re: 1054: "The Bacon"

Vir4030 wrote:
abehrens wrote:Not Dihydrocodeine enol acetate, but Dihydrocodeinone enol acetate.


Pardon my ignorance, but I feel like I'm missing the joke here. Why does this make a difference?

Because the other one is WRONG?
by jozwa
Wed May 02, 2012 9:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1050: "Forgot Algebra"
Replies: 360
Views: 87888

Re: 1050: "Forgot Algebra"

Locoluis wrote:Also, I disagree with the Alt text. Not all of Education should be just to allow people to be able to earn a living and pay their taxes.

Isn't the point exactly the opposite? You can complain about being taught math, but there are actually plenty of things you don't need just to stay alive.
by jozwa
Wed Apr 18, 2012 8:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1044: “Romney Quiz”
Replies: 213
Views: 60114

Re: 1044: “Romney Quiz”

I think he's satirizing the process of straw-manning political candidates, which is really all the elections in our country are anymore. He's putting down real statements of substance (depending on your definition, not asinine like the ones in the MAD cartoon) by Romney juxtaposed with nonsense to ...
by jozwa
Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1043: “Ablogalypse”
Replies: 92
Views: 32127

Re: 1043: “Ablogalypse”

I call false dichotomy.
by jozwa
Fri Apr 06, 2012 7:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1039: "RuBisCO"
Replies: 122
Views: 41979

Re: 1039: "RuBisCO"

Just reminded me of this quote:
Rex: "We’re going to be doing psychological role playing here, Bree, and a funny word like Boise would ruin the mood. We need something that sounds serious."
Bree: "Hmm. How about Palestine?"
Rex: "Boise will be just fine."
by jozwa
Sun Apr 01, 2012 8:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1037: "Umwelt"
Replies: 478
Views: 318861

Re: 1037(?): Umwelt

From Ie: http://imgs.xkcd.com/a1panels/91856aa6c2669aa30ef2d4757c8c77869a046b35f91670d946c0d26d112a1c6d.png On Firefox, in Finland, got this: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=32772 Got those and on Chrome (Win7): http://img198.imageshack.us/img198/8763/fab69d4927e845dfd9f4d0a.png So erro...
by jozwa
Wed Mar 28, 2012 12:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1035: “Cadbury Eggs”
Replies: 116
Views: 36295

Re: 1035: “Cadbury Eggs”

Meh, I prefer Kinder Surprise eggs. :)
by jozwa
Fri Feb 24, 2012 8:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1021: "Business cat"
Replies: 70
Views: 26707

Re: 1021: "Business Plan"

I thought the white hat guy was just making art.

A_of_s_t wrote:I wonder what xkcdsucks' response to this comic will be.

I was thinking the same thing. :D
by jozwa
Wed Feb 22, 2012 11:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1020: "Orion Nebula"
Replies: 99
Views: 27357

Re: 1020: "Orion Nebula"

da Doctah wrote:...they still haven't done anything about the name of the planet Uranus.

Well, it's only the English-speaking world that has a problem with that. :P
by jozwa
Thu Jul 07, 2011 11:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0921: "Delivery Notification"
Replies: 93
Views: 20591

Re: 0921: "Delivery Notification"

I like the art. Not all stick figure-y.
by jozwa
Thu Jun 16, 2011 1:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0912: "Manual Override"
Replies: 104
Views: 28417

Re: 0912: "Manual Override"

Invisiblemoose wrote:
jozwa wrote:People connecting this comic to some accident came as a complete surprise to me. I don't remember ever even hearing about that AFF 447.

This has to be troll bait.

Right... Maybe it was in the news. Can't remember every disaster in the world.
by jozwa
Wed Jun 15, 2011 9:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0912: "Manual Override"
Replies: 104
Views: 28417

Re: 0912: "Manual Override"

People connecting this comic to some accident came as a complete surprise to me. I don't remember ever even hearing about that AFF 447.
by jozwa
Fri Jun 03, 2011 10:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0907: "Ages"
Replies: 87
Views: 24700

Re: 0907: "Ages"

soren121 wrote:Inb4 "GET OUT OF MY HEAD, RANDALL!"

What a psychic you are.
by jozwa
Wed Jun 01, 2011 12:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0906: "Advertising Discovery"
Replies: 69
Views: 16737

Re: 0906: "Advertising Discovery"

ModestMouse wrote:if I see wikipedia as a refernce in a research paper, I'm tossing it out.

Damn, and I wrote my BE thesis (or w/e you call it) with four Wikipedia articles as sources (among other websites and books). :? Kind of embarrassing and lazy, yeah, but I got a 5/5.
by jozwa
Mon May 30, 2011 8:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0905: "Homeownership"
Replies: 84
Views: 20856

Re: 0905: "Homeownership"

I feel sorry for the poor mental guy.
by jozwa
Wed May 25, 2011 9:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0903: "Extended Mind"
Replies: 666
Views: 186710

Re: 0903: "Extended Mind"

Wow, it worked on the first try. No need for further studies. Finland - Nordic countries - Atlantic Ocean - Ocean - Seawater - Water - Chemical substance - Chemistry - Science - Knowledge - Fact - Information - Sequence - Mathematics - Quantity - Property (philosophy) - Modern philosophy - Philosoph...
by jozwa
Mon May 23, 2011 9:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0902: "Darmok and Jalad"
Replies: 125
Views: 36173

Re: 0902: "Darmok and Jalad"

This comic was completely lost on me too. Had to read the Wiki article, and then I was just "ok, so that's it".

I thought that was Dathon's mustache.
by jozwa
Mon May 09, 2011 3:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0896: "ZOmbeis"
Replies: 125
Views: 33131

Re: 0896: Marie Curie

glasnt wrote:The first rule of SP1 is that you don't talk about SP1.

Agh, hearing that cliché always kills a few of my brain cells.
by jozwa
Wed May 04, 2011 11:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0894: "Progeny"
Replies: 97
Views: 18999

Re: 0894: Progeny

Reminds me of the Skynet fuzz a couple of weeks ago. http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/story/2011/04/21/tech-terminator-series-ai-attack.html This quote's interesting: "Once a system is deployed, people often stop thinking of it as artificial intelligence. In the 1950s, for example, programming...
by jozwa
Mon Apr 25, 2011 9:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0890: "Etymology"
Replies: 170
Views: 30433

Re: 0890: Etymology

Exactly, Gamer_2k4. Silly Randall!Luke...
by jozwa
Wed Apr 06, 2011 2:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0882: "Significant"
Replies: 166
Views: 85188

Re: 0882: "Significant"

Wait... Image
by jozwa
Fri Apr 01, 2011 9:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0880: "Headache"
Replies: 158
Views: 45997

Re: 0880: "Headache"

Rаndаll gеt оut оf mу hеаd!

Νаh, j/k. Ι likе 3D.
by jozwa
Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0878: "Model Rail"
Replies: 98
Views: 32691

Re: 0878: "Model Rail"

I don't know what's more telling--the number of pages in the Wikipedia talk page argument over whether the 1/87.0857143 scale is called "HO" or "H0", or the fact that within minutes of first hearing of it I had developed an extremely strong opinion on the issue. Or the fact that...
by jozwa
Fri Mar 18, 2011 11:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0874: "Time Management"
Replies: 56
Views: 14653

Re: 0874: "Time Management"

I'm actually subscribed to Steve Pavlina's personal development newsletters - I'm just too lazy to be excited about optimizing my time usage all the time. So I pretty much just fuck around. Unless there's work to be done, then I do that. Anyway, that Steve sure knows how to take the juice out of eve...
by jozwa
Fri Mar 11, 2011 11:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0871: "Charity"
Replies: 102
Views: 24032

Re: 0871: "Charity"

teelo wrote:Annnnnnnnnd go!

Hmm, so the spider only hunts female mosquitoes that have already fed on human blood. Sounds effective. Let's breed a bazillion spiders and watch mosquito reproduction plummet.
by jozwa
Mon Feb 14, 2011 10:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0860: "Never Do This"
Replies: 110
Views: 53177

Re: 0860: "Never Do This"

Reminds me of how I once tried to get a look at a house dust mite with one of those. But apparently said arachnoids are pretty much nonexistent nowadays.
by jozwa
Fri Feb 11, 2011 10:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0859: "("
Replies: 216
Views: 59171

Re: 0859: "("

This happens when some silly people use emoticons within parentheses, like so: http://xkcd.com/541/

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