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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Whizbang » Mon Jul 14, 2014 11:31 am UTC

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Alt: See also: Spider-Man reboot in which he often runs out of web fluid in his homemade device, actually makes witty remarks, and he gets little lightning images flashing around his head when he is in danger. Oh, and he also interacts with other, popular Marvel characters.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby pkcommando » Mon Jul 14, 2014 2:02 pm UTC

And I've been so good lately. :(

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby mathmannix » Mon Jul 14, 2014 8:09 pm UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby ucim » Thu Jul 17, 2014 2:34 am UTC

chridd wrote:...but I don't like marking posts as read that I haven't read. And there are so many posts there that I'd have to read!

In some sense, Time is more dead than most of the static comics. Anyone can go back to most comics and get a similar experience to someone who saw them when they came out. No one will ever again see that beach scene on xkcd.com, have the experience of realizing that it changes, see it happen in real time...
Time isn't dead... it's undead.

Blitzing the One True Thread is a Time-honored tradition; you will be in awesome company and you'll get to experience Time in its own time. Even if you don't actually Blitz (read it all), just skimming the thread will give you a sense of the experience of the comic as it was happening.

It's a small matter to make an exception and let the computer mark the thread as read - you don't have to believe the computer, after all. It's just organized sand.

Then just keep track by hand, or leave an open tab. Your browser will get used to it. :)

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby azule » Sat Jul 19, 2014 3:41 am UTC

My first major mashup. This has #220 as it's base, #1349 for the tone/punch-line change, and #562 for the borrowed blowtorch. I didn't change the 1349 quote because it's a mashup, but I do know it makes less sense as the person has already found it.

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"I think that might be an extreme solution..."


The good news (last SW): my non-threatening comic threatened (and maybe also amused) no one!
The bad news (this SW): maybe women?

chridd wrote:And there are so many posts there that I'd have to read!

No one will ever again see that beach scene on xkcd.com, have the experience of realizing that it changes, see it happen in real time while no one, except Randall (and possibly a few others who had talked to him directly), knew what would happen or where the story was going or whether it would even be a story at all.
First, there's no issue. I respond not due to offense but just because I must. You can freely say what you want and not worry. (I think.) Anyways, yes, there are a lot of posts, and you may feel the need to read them or read none. And yes, you may not be able to fully experience Time as it was at the time. But like life, with all the possibilities, with the alternate routes one's life might take and all the things we miss out on because we choose or because we have to, Time is like that too. But don't miss out on everything just because you can't experience everything.

I think that not knowing (being ignorant) what was going on is slightly overrated. Trust me, it's a lot more stress free to know something (maybe not where the end is) than to know absolutely nothing. Dip a toe in and enjoy. It's like this (SW) thread. I still haven't fully read it all (and also can't as a lot of the images are now gone), but I'm in now and, damnit, I'm gonna enjoy it (if I can). :)
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Envelope Generator » Mon Jul 21, 2014 5:22 am UTC

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Situation: there are 4 competing standards.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby pkcommando » Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:28 pm UTC

1397:
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby snowyowl » Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:54 pm UTC

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We wanted to use the REAL temperature scale, but the tool shop didn't have any thermometers marked in Kelvin.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby mathmannix » Tue Jul 22, 2014 5:17 pm UTC

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I really don't feel like adding anything here. Just think of squirrels.
I hear velociraptor tastes like chicken.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby B-Caff » Tue Jul 22, 2014 8:24 pm UTC

meant to post this on the 4th, but then I got sick and forgot.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Who » Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:49 pm UTC

What-if 98+776:
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Wait a minute, why don't I just drink that squirrel's blood?

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Whizbang » Fri Jul 25, 2014 11:33 am UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby mathmannix » Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:48 pm UTC

Yeah, but John, if the Pirates of the Caribbean breaks down, the pirates don't eat the tourists.

Johnny Depp wrote:If someone were to harm my family or a friend or somebody I love, I would eat them. I might end up in jail for 500 years, but I would eat them.


OK, never mind.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby pkcommando » Fri Jul 25, 2014 2:03 pm UTC

1399:
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1399 (Director's Cut):
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Whizbang » Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:52 pm UTC

The photo and sketch are driving me crazy.

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There. Much worser.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Ubik » Tue Jul 29, 2014 1:49 pm UTC

I like how you kept the titles for the face images.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby teelo » Wed Jul 30, 2014 12:40 pm UTC

I had never heard of the term "headcanon" before.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Clean0nion » Wed Jul 30, 2014 9:38 pm UTC

Surely this has been done before, but I don't care.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Envelope Generator » Thu Jul 31, 2014 2:56 am UTC

I'm going to step off the LEM now... here we are, Pismo Beach and all the clams we can eat

eSOANEM wrote:If Fonzie's on the order of 100 zeptokelvin, I think he has bigger problems than difracting through doors.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby firesoul31 » Thu Jul 31, 2014 4:48 am UTC

Textual xkcdsw:

"New headcanon:"
"Yeah?"
*Hat opens to reveal a tiny set of intruments, playing together* "Augh!"

I guess he found some more free instruments.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby mathmannix » Thu Jul 31, 2014 2:57 pm UTC

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I liked it better than the HeadNikon.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby pkcommando » Thu Jul 31, 2014 4:45 pm UTC

1401:

Because I am just the worst kind of person.


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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby azule » Sun Aug 03, 2014 2:41 am UTC

It would be worse if I could see what is happening in the last frame. What is happening, and where is it from?
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby teelo » Mon Aug 04, 2014 8:41 am UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Whizbang » Mon Aug 04, 2014 11:31 am UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby azule » Mon Aug 04, 2014 3:52 pm UTC

Penis. *chuckle*

And yay, base16 joke!
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby teelo » Tue Aug 05, 2014 12:06 am UTC

Quick MSPaint edit of 470. Cbf making the sign straight.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby teelo » Wed Aug 06, 2014 11:18 am UTC

Not really based on anything, I was just bored in econ today.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby philsov » Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:56 pm UTC

azule wrote:It would be worse if I could see what is happening in the last frame. What is happening, and where is it from?


Firefly/Serenity.

Spoiler:
Wash the lovable pilot gets impaled and subsequently dies.
The time and seasons go on, but all the rhymes and reasons are wrong
I know I'll discover after its all said and done I should've been a nun.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Vytron » Thu Aug 07, 2014 3:38 pm UTC

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Alt: Yes. Someone should get to work and give this treatment to all maps of the world so we don't only have Manhattan with this projection...

http://xkcd.com/977/

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Envelope Generator » Fri Aug 08, 2014 6:39 pm UTC

I'm going to step off the LEM now... here we are, Pismo Beach and all the clams we can eat

eSOANEM wrote:If Fonzie's on the order of 100 zeptokelvin, I think he has bigger problems than difracting through doors.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby RollingHead » Sun Aug 10, 2014 3:18 pm UTC

From http://xkcd.com/75/, may have been done before
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby mathmannix » Tue Aug 12, 2014 2:38 pm UTC

OK, here's another take on 75.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Whizbang » Tue Aug 12, 2014 2:49 pm UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby mathmannix » Tue Aug 12, 2014 2:57 pm UTC

You can get underpants from Ohio if you so wish...
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Whizbang » Tue Aug 12, 2014 3:12 pm UTC

Ah. Thanks. I forgot those were there.

Fixed.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby pkcommando » Tue Aug 12, 2014 6:38 pm UTC

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Alt: Sometimes fire may also be required.
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