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by Bomb Bloke
Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1888: "Still in Use"
Replies: 34
Views: 3613

Re: 1888: "Still in Use"

I don't know if it's useful information at this point, but you can see which files are being used by which program with the Resource Monitor (or it might only show up with Process Explorer apparently ). It seems there's even a commandline program openfiles since forever. Unlocker lets you go in the...
by Bomb Bloke
Thu Apr 21, 2016 1:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1670: "Laws of Physics"
Replies: 46
Views: 9724

Re: 1670: "Laws of Physics"

gewoonm wrote:@SuicideJunkie: Don't worry, I measured, the line is 220px long. It'll hit straight in the face when it's at its the lowest point.


This is accounting for the fact that pixels aren't round, right...?
by Bomb Bloke
Sun May 17, 2015 3:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1525: “Emojic 8 Ball”
Replies: 125
Views: 22403

Re: 1525: “Emojic 8 Ball”

OK, I did that. Installed both TTFs in Windows. Restarted my browser. Some weird shit is still happening on my W7x64 box. Running Firefox 38.0.1. I can see ALL the characters in mattman00000's list. But when I go the cartoon, I'm still seeing hex codes for some symbols. Maybe 1 outa 15-20. And they...
by Bomb Bloke
Sat May 16, 2015 3:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1525: “Emojic 8 Ball”
Replies: 125
Views: 22403

Re: 1525: “Emojic 8 Ball”

Windows XP SP2 with Firefox 37. I was eventually able to get the emoji to display (in black and white, at least) by dragging the ttf files from the Symbola pack here to my Windows\Fonts directory. The "comic" seems to work and I can see mattman's full list . On my Windows 8.1 machine (same...
by Bomb Bloke
Wed Feb 02, 2011 12:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0855: "1999"
Replies: 111
Views: 36743

Re: 0855: "1999"

I've still got the page that first linked me to Zombocom bookmarked.

https://www.bordergatewayprotocol.net/jon/humor/internet_history/
by Bomb Bloke
Mon Aug 23, 2010 12:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0783: "I Don't Want Directions"
Replies: 193
Views: 30015

Re: "I Don't Want Directions" discussion (#783)

Yesterday I read about "copyright traps" on TV Tropes. Although map makers can't copyright the data they gather, they can copyright anything they happen to make up, so if another map producer publishes the same errors, they can sue. In some cases, the errors would be things like ponds and ...
by Bomb Bloke
Fri Jan 29, 2010 6:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0695: "Spirit"
Replies: 337
Views: 203503

Re: "Spirit" Discussion

F3ngles wrote:You guys are crazy. It's only a rover - it has no feelings. And the new one will be better.
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I07xDdFMdgw)

Dangit! I signed up to post this, only to get ninja'd during the time it took me! :roll:

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