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Old 05-07-2012, 01:02 PM   #1800855  /  #1
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today's XKCD is awesome


XKCD-haters, just fuck off
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Old 05-07-2012, 01:22 PM   #1800865  /  #2
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Old 05-07-2012, 02:32 PM   #1800898  /  #3
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xkcd is unfunny shit and its fans are pretentious aspies
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Old 05-07-2012, 02:39 PM   #1800904  /  #4
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However, since you brought it up

Any Judd Apatow fans out there? What'd you guys think of Undeclared?
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Old 05-07-2012, 02:51 PM   #1800910  /  #5
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I know, I know. You're thinking to yourself, "I read xkcd. I'm way too smart for such foolish television shows that might appeal to the dumbmasses who don't get the clever humour behind xkcd, and in case you missed that, I did use the British spelling for 'humor' because I'm smarter than everyone else I have ever met."

OK fine, I know how to sell Undeclared to you, you smug piece of shit.

episode 8. guest star Felicia Day. You know her, right? You don't have a girlfriend, but if girls like her play World of Warcraft then surely one day...!

Anyway Freaks and Geeks is better though.
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Old 05-07-2012, 03:33 PM   #1800975  /  #6
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terrible

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Old 05-07-2012, 03:34 PM   #1800976  /  #7
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seriously brother d: that was horrible and boring and unfunny

unlike this:
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Old 05-07-2012, 03:36 PM   #1800978  /  #8
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Old 05-07-2012, 04:47 PM   #1801074  /  #9
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Nice facial expression at the end there, Sandshoe.
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Old 05-07-2012, 04:49 PM   #1801075  /  #10
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I know, I know. You're thinking to yourself, "I read xkcd. I'm way too smart for such foolish television shows that might appeal to the dumbmasses who don't get the clever humour behind xkcd, and in case you missed that, I did use the British spelling for 'humor' because I'm smarter than everyone else I have ever met."

OK fine, I know how to sell Undeclared to you, you smug piece of shit.

episode 8. guest star Felicia Day. You know her, right? You don't have a girlfriend, but if girls like her play World of Warcraft then surely one day...!

Anyway Freaks and Geeks is better though.
As a representative sample of TR's "smug piece of shit" contingent, I must say that your suggestion has certain merit, if only because of the presence of the lovely Ms. Felicia Day. Personally, I have been attempting to 'date her avatar' for several months now.
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Old 05-07-2012, 05:00 PM   #1801086  /  #11
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I am a uniter, not a divider.

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Old 05-07-2012, 11:26 PM   #1801444  /  #12
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Old 05-07-2012, 11:44 PM   #1801454  /  #13
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is this where i'm supposed to say "no u"? i can never tell
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Old 05-08-2012, 10:41 PM   #1802463  /  #14
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also i just want to point out that that xkcd was even shittier and more pretentious than the usual ones
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Old 05-09-2012, 01:12 PM   #1802668  /  #15
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and what real man knows the tune to the Major-General song?
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Old 05-09-2012, 01:13 PM   #1802669  /  #16
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Who but the hopelessly culturally illiterate haven't at least heard Tom Lehrer's "Elements"?
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Old 05-09-2012, 01:17 PM   #1802671  /  #17
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Who but the hopelessly culturally illiterate haven't at least heard Tom Lehrer's "Elements"?
who?

what?
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Old 05-09-2012, 01:25 PM   #1802676  /  #18
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C'mon, dude. Tom fooking Lehrer.

Poisoning Pigeons in the Park. The Vatican Rag. Wernher von Braun. Who's Next.

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Old 05-09-2012, 04:04 PM   #1802791  /  #19
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Who's Tom Leher? Is he like that Home Prairie Companion guy?
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Old 05-09-2012, 04:23 PM   #1802805  /  #20
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Old 05-09-2012, 06:10 PM   #1802950  /  #21
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Actually this reference to Time Warner's elements struck me as odd.

I would assume any xkcd fan would already be very familiar with The Pirates of Penzance.

Or at least they'd pretend to be, since they're they types of folks who believe themselves to be way smarter than everyone else. They'd google the tune and see it was in an opera and say, "Even though I live in my mom's basement, I'm still more cultured and refined than everyone else in the world, thus I like musicals." They would then memorize the Wikipedia article and download the songs off of limewire or something since they don't have money since they have no jobs and the little money they do have was just blown on the latest release of Heroclix toys.

You might try and suggest that I am going down this very path myself for even bringing up The Pirates of Penzance and that would be a fair comparison. But let me clarify, I'm not trying to pretend to be cultured or educated or trying to show off my unique interests. I know absolutely nothing about the dumb musical but I am Bartholomew Roberts so it's sort of my job to be educated about all forms of piracy.

Except for that one. You're not funny.
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Old 05-09-2012, 06:47 PM   #1802975  /  #22
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also it was way too long. it wasn't just unfunny, it was unfunny times ten
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Old 05-09-2012, 08:47 PM   #1803064  /  #23
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I like Bart's longer posts.
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as long as you agree xkcd is shit
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Old 05-11-2012, 03:48 AM   #1804196  /  #25
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this is a great comic for demonstrating what is so terrible about xkcd: the concept is sound, i had a chuckle at some of the lines, but this is a jokey poem. at no point was it enhanced by his terrible superfluous stick figure "art"
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