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Wow, ANIMORPHS-NOVEL.RTF? Just gonna, uh, go through and delete that from all my archives real quick.
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ghling
2946 days ago
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Alt text: "Wow, ANIMORPHS-NOVEL.RTF? Just gonna, uh, go through and delete that from all my archives real quick."
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mikejurney
2933 days ago
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My homedir contains s directory called "old_homedir", which contains a directory called "old_homedir", which contains a directory...
New York, New York
jcblitz
2940 days ago
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I have the same issue, but across about 10 backup drives over a 12 year period.
Limerick, PA
ravenel
2943 days ago
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Whoa. Yep.
ÜT: 40.673477,-73.975108
superiphi
2945 days ago
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living with this every day
Idle, Bradford, United Kingdom
kazriko
2945 days ago
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I lost quite a bit in an accidental rm -rf incident in the late 90's, but I still have plenty of junk that I archived from floppies after that. I've backed most of it up to old CD Rom discs. I should suck all of those in and burn them to BD-R.
Colorado Plateau
Romanikque
2945 days ago
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Amazing
Baltimore, MD
dianaschnuth
2945 days ago
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Holy crap. This is my computer to a tee.
Toledo OH
fallinghawks
2945 days ago
Gawd, mine too.
mburch42
2945 days ago
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The second EV game is name-checked in an xkcd comic?!
nicreations
2944 days ago
You win the internet
Satri
2945 days ago
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Angband and EV Override were also in my digital wastelands... Ah... Our wonderful past... :-)
Montreal, Canada
JayM
2946 days ago
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Atlanta, GA
stavrosg
2946 days ago
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That's me (too...)
Rodos, Greece
Michdevilish
2946 days ago
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They get deeper by the year
Canada
egor83
2946 days ago
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I remember it well.
tdarby
2946 days ago
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EV Override. *Swoon*
Baltimore, MD
huckncatch
2946 days ago
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too true, I wish I could deny!
taglia
2946 days ago
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This is epic…
Singapore
angelchrys
2946 days ago
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Yep
Overland Park, KS
infini
2943 days ago
I resemble this image

Christmas Lights

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Merry Christmas from xkcd!
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ghling
3067 days ago
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alt text: "Merry Christmas from xkcd!"
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infini
3045 days ago
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no love like geek love
Asia, EU, Africa
JohnL4
3058 days ago
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LED lights, I take it.
rclatterbuck
3058 days ago
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Okay, these spectrographs are pretty awesome.
smarkwell
3065 days ago
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Odd, no blue or white lights.
JayM
3066 days ago
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Nothing like the sitting around the warmth of infrared. Mmmmm. (At least I think that is still infrared up there.)
Atlanta, GA

Preferred Chat System

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If you call my regular number, it just goes to my pager.
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ghling
3193 days ago
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Alt text: "If you call my regular number, it just goes to my pager."
jimwise
3192 days ago
(Thank you!)
wffurr
3192 days ago
Another RSS reader I used on Android had a neat feature for xkcd. Alt text would appear if you tapped on the image. Press is the app.
jimwise
3192 days ago
Yeah -- Reeder (google reader client for iOS) did similar. One thing I missed since switching to NB. Guess I should put in a feature request...
3192 days ago
You're a god amongst men.
cbenard
3192 days ago
Hey guys, I created a Yahoo Pipe RSS feed you can subscribe to with the alt text below it. http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.run?_id=b3b7b8405296690257c7c311cc4fc2fd&_render=rss
cbenard
3192 days ago
You can look at the source of the Pipe here (but don't try to subscribe to this url; use the rss url I previously posted): http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=b3b7b8405296690257c7c311cc4fc2fd
reconbot
3192 days ago
The problem with the pipes feed is that all the comments are on this feed
cbenard
3192 days ago
@reconbot, yeah I will stay subscribed to this as well. I just made it to make it easy to see on a mobile device without having to rely on people to post the alt text in the comments. :)
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VioletGray
3188 days ago
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Sounds about right
Gent/Bucharest
jhamill
3192 days ago
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I do my best work through voicemail.
California
chrisrosa
3192 days ago
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xkcd continues to speak the truth. #communication
San Francisco, CA
tedder
3192 days ago
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I don't answer unknown calls. I'm about to stop accepting voicemail.
Uranus
jezbian
3192 days ago
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YES YES YES. this is one reason it's hard to plan anything for more than 2 people these days - everyone communicates in so many varied ways!!!
FarrelBuch
3192 days ago
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And I thought I was the only one who had these issues
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
MSex
3192 days ago
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Isso tem acontecido comigo. Particularmente com uma combinação de SMS, Viber e WhatsApp.
galmeida
3192 days ago
nem me fala, WhatsApp should die
aaronwe
3192 days ago
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I resemble that comic.
Denver
lrwrp
3192 days ago
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I think this is what it's like trying to contact me.
??, NC
RAddisonJones
3192 days ago
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He forgot smoke signal...
Atlanta, Georgia
rjstegbauer
3192 days ago
And telegrams...but I guess you would need a time machine for that now.
jbondjr
3191 days ago
This hits a little close to home
mrobold
3192 days ago
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This sounds pretty accurate these days.
Orange County, California
NickDegens
3192 days ago
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Nice!
adamgurri
3192 days ago
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LOL
New York, NY
euser
3192 days ago
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Last one is RFC1149 in action :)
Berlin
codersquid
3192 days ago
I don't think owls would make good carriers. You need to be able to change the magic axiom in our reality.
barajas
3193 days ago
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Since switching to Windows Phone two weeks ago, this is pretty much my life.
Rochester, NY
aaronwe
3192 days ago
Welcome to why I dumped my Lumia 900.