0879: "Lamp"

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0879: "Lamp"

Postby glasnt » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:00 am UTC

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Alt text: 'That was definitely not in my top 3 wishes.' 'Who said anything about YOUR wishes?'


Alt text changed due to text parsing effects.
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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby oblivimous » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:02 am UTC

your wish is my come, man.

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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby deltatux » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:03 am UTC

That was just a lil' nasty don't ya think :P?

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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby wobster109 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:04 am UTC

\snort what a ridiculous comic :D

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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby iChef » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:04 am UTC

You have to be more careful with oil lamps. Usually I keep a stopper in the end so the oil doesn't spill out like that. That could be dangerous and start a fire.
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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby Icalasari » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:05 am UTC

...I'm going to go ahead and pretend this comic never happened...

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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby Catbertthegreat » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:07 am UTC

I thought that rubbing a lamp releases a Genie that sounds like Robin Williams? I don't know what to think anymore...

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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby glasnt » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:08 am UTC

Apologies, the alt text should read integer(3).to_words, but some auto text change crap is changing it to display integer(4).to_words

Much like s/O.M.G/. parses to "Oh me yarm"

(quoting this post makes it look liked I typed wilkers, BUT I DIDN'T)

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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby kbinferno » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:14 am UTC

This was the first comic that made me laugh out loud in a long time.

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:-(

Postby KShrike » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:15 am UTC

Icalasari wrote:...I'm going to go ahead and pretend this comic never happened...


I am in agreement because that was.... gross.... really gross....

I did not like this 0ne at all.... I'm really not all for this kind of humor.

Maybe Fr1day will be funny and less gross.

I, too, am going to pretend this comic never happened, because I personally like XKCD. Just not this comic.

My text is getting edited, and I do not like this. I don't like this saying things I don't want to say.
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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby Cynical Idealist » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:16 am UTC

The wordfilters are part of mod madness, which is unrelated to April Fools Day. Last year it happened in February.
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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby HonoreDB » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:19 am UTC

Can't believe xkcd beat Oglaf to this idea.

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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby StClair » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:20 am UTC

Rubbing a brass object vigorously causes it to become warm and expand.

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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby prophile » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:20 am UTC

Ewwwwwwwwwwwwwww.

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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby Ivora » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:22 am UTC

Terrible rubbing formation.

Could have been done better. :|

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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby Little Richie » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:32 am UTC

I busted out laughing.

It's probably one of the least intellectual comics he has done, but you can't say it's not funny. :D
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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby bundat » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:36 am UTC

I dunno about everyone else, but its been quite a long time since xkcd has made me literally laugh out loud.
11/10

Did his wish come true? :D

Spoiler:
0=zero 1=one 2=two 3=three 4=four 5=five 6=six 7=seven 8=eight 9=nine 10=ten
Fr1day=Friday
br3ak=break
w0w=wow
Randa11=Randall
L0L = lol
sh0uld=should
engl1sh=english
thr3ad = thread
the f0rum=the forum
hamm3r=hammer
imp0rtant = important

^ Can anyone find more?
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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby madock345 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:50 am UTC

HonoreDB wrote:Can't believe xkcd beat Oglaf to this idea.


Next thing you know they will be doing Flang.
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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby Hamsvlekiss » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:53 am UTC

Man I'm tired, it looked like this xkcd comic had a man making a magic lamp ejaculate.




. .. .

oh wait

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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby shashwat986 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:56 am UTC

Icalasari wrote:...I'm going to go ahead and pretend this comic never happened...


I totally agree. I'd have expected this from SMBC, not XKCD.
Still, I can't say it wasn't funny *snigger*
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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby overslacked » Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:00 am UTC

Love it. It's the 4th panel that really sells it.

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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby solarion » Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:11 am UTC

Totally immature, yes. But I am relieved to see a comic where the point isn't being belaboured, as has been happening a lot recently.

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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby Cynical Idealist » Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:31 am UTC

bundat wrote:^ Can anyone find more?

Yes:
Spoiler:
winning
losing
**misogyny not found**
town
mafia
Belial
Hammer
davean
thread
minecraft
ninja
stupid
computer
laptop
food
madness?
happy
recursive
cheesegrater
oregonaut
podbaydoor
important
physics
math
number
decimal
constant
irrational
FaiD
rabbit
r.abbit
preview
pre.view
money
EBWOP
3DS
fallacy
pounds
the forums
again
(I'm not going to bother to post what turns into the above (for now)/what the above turns into (for once the filters disappear)
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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby koreiryuu » Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:34 am UTC

Oh. My. God. I laughed so hard I fucking peed a little.

The fourth panel makes it that much more priceless, to hell with the naysayers! That was TOTALLY unexpected.
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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby bundat » Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:41 am UTC

Cynical Idealist wrote:
bundat wrote:^ Can anyone find more?

Yes:
Spoiler:
Charlie Sheen
FUN
**misogyny not found**
anthill
flag football
Charizard
Blastoise
venusaur
powwow
digital crack and Lego
ginger
wicked insightful
brainbox
portable brainbox
noms
COOKIES?
excited, we so excited
ceci n'est pas une recursive wordfilter
wordfilter
Oregondoor
podbaynaut
FUCKING VITAL
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spelling
letter
balanced ternary
variable
odd
FadE
kitty
AMY THINKS SHE IS SO SMART, SEE WHAT HAPPENS NOW
submit
sub.mit
ballsweat
I forgot something
4DS
fantasy
ounces
Pallet Town
again and again
(I'm not going to bother to post what turns into the above (for now)/what the above turns into (for once the filters disappear)


Oooh, thanks! :D
Is that list complete?
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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby Plasma Mongoose » Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:42 am UTC

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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby Troger64 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:45 am UTC

f(x) = y //where 'x' is a word and 'y' is the output word
f(f(f(f(f(f(x)))))) x=2 y=8
just saying

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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby rpgamer » Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:48 am UTC

Catbertthegreat wrote:I thought that rubbing a lamp releases a Genie that sounds like Robin Williams? I don't know what to think anymore...

You were half right.

We don't get audio with the comic, though, so you could be entirely correct...
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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby Cynical Idealist » Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:52 am UTC

bundat wrote:Oooh, thanks! :D
Is that list complete?

Probably not, it's just what we've compiled so far. It doesn't help that the list is going to keep expanding until mod madness ends.
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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby GyRo567 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:59 am UTC

xkcd reaches a new low of crassness & mediocrity. :(
I came here to read a cool post, a witty dialogue, a fresh joke, but stumbled upon a "bump"...
Way to go, jerk...
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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby Eternal Density » Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:59 am UTC

I think I'll avoid this corner of the net altogether while cheesegraters are active.
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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby vodka.cobra » Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:06 am UTC

It needs an orgasmic moan.

Not saying it would add to the comedy, it just needs one.
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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby Tyrannosaur » Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:09 am UTC

... gross
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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby Bobbert » Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:29 am UTC

Just seems to be a sort of gross way to get either an awkward laugh or target the people that think "it's a sexual joke so it must be funny" but just ends up being sort of gross.

To Randall's credit though, he did manage to avoid weakening the visual 'punchline' with post-punchline dialogue.

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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby Random_Walker » Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:32 am UTC

Am I the only o.ne who feels this is sort of an inverted "My penis grants wishes"?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meL5rSO1q0c

loosely related topic:
You cannot use certain BBCodes: [url].

Why would anyone block that?

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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby Hawknc » Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:39 am UTC

It's only blocked for new members, to reduce the amount and effectiveness of spam.

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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby snowyowl » Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:44 am UTC

I... er... I don't quite get OH MY GAWSH!

That was pretty funny actually. Unfortunately, it's also ruined very genie of the lamp story or picture I will ever see or hear, respectively.
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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby LSN » Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:47 am UTC

For a minute there I thought someone switched my XKCD bookmark with my C&H bookmark.

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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby Bobbert » Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:50 am UTC

LSN wrote:For a minute there I thought someone switched my XKCD bookmark with my C&H bookmark.


Most of the comics that aren't trying to be really nerdy or referencing something semi-obscure have been rather C&H like for awhile now.

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Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Postby horza » Wed Mar 30, 2011 7:03 am UTC

rubbing a lamp *releases* a genie :P


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