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#2016978 Emails Down

Posted by Hydrogen on 14 November 2017 - 04:14 PM

This should now be fixed. We really apologize for the issues this has caused :(. More information to follow soon.

#2016134 [xkcd] Self Driving

Posted by Hydrogen on 01 October 2017 - 08:00 PM

"Crowdsourced steering" doesn't sound quite as appealing as "self driving."

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#2015938 [xkcd] USB Cables

Posted by Hydrogen on 19 September 2017 - 08:00 PM

Tag yourself, I'm "frayed."

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#2015589 [xkcd] Ringer Volume/Media Volume

Posted by Hydrogen on 31 August 2017 - 08:00 PM

Our new video ad campaign has our product's name shouted in the first 500 milliseconds, so we can reach the people in adjacent rooms while the viewer is still turning down the volume.

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#2013454 [xkcd] Bun Alert

Posted by Hydrogen on 01 August 2017 - 08:00 PM

Since buns range from crepuscular to nocturnal, it's recommended that you enable the scheduled "Do Not Disturb" mode on your phone to avoid being woken by alerts about Night Buns.

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#2012223 [xkcd] Physics Confession

Posted by Hydrogen on 23 July 2017 - 08:00 PM

"You know lightning, right? When electric charge builds up in a cloud and then discharges in a giant spark? Ask me why that happens." "Why does tha--" "No clue. We think it's related to the hair thing."

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#2010440 [xkcd] Once Per Day

Posted by Hydrogen on 20 June 2017 - 08:00 PM

I'm not totally locked into my routine—twice a year, I take a break to change the batteries in my smoke detectors.

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#2010295 [xkcd] Election Map

Posted by Hydrogen on 18 June 2017 - 08:00 PM

Luckily for my interpretation, no precincts were won by the Green Party.

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#2010097 NC card that I bought had a code that had already been used

Posted by Hydrogen on 14 June 2017 - 04:12 PM

Just as a note, we got this resolved :). If you still need help, please let us know and we'll do our best to make things right. I'm sorry it took a bit longer than normal to get this taken care of. Been super busy at work lately :(.

#2009578 [xkcd] Glacial Erratic

Posted by Hydrogen on 08 June 2017 - 08:00 PM

"This will take a while, which sucks, because I'm already so busy chiseling out igneous intrusions from rock formations and watching Youtube loops of the Superman fault-sealing scene over and over."

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#2007929 [xkcd] Opening Crawl

Posted by Hydrogen on 28 May 2017 - 08:00 PM

Using a classic Timothy Zahn EU/Legends novel is bad enough, but at least the style and setting aren't too far off. If you really want to mess with people, try using Splinter of the Mind's Eye.

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#2007422 [xkcd] Doctor Visit

Posted by Hydrogen on 18 May 2017 - 08:00 PM

According to these blood tests, you're like 30% cereal.

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#2005665 [xkcd] Survivorship Bias

Posted by Hydrogen on 20 April 2017 - 08:00 PM

They say you can't argue with results, but what kind of defeatest attitude is that? If you stick with it, you can argue with ANYTHING.

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#2004303 [xkcd] Rayleigh Scattering

Posted by Hydrogen on 30 March 2017 - 08:00 PM

If you ask "why are leaves green?" the usual answer is "because they're full of chlorophyll, and chlorophyll is green," even though "why does chlorophyll scatter green light?" is a great question too.

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#2004161 [xkcd] Incognito Mode

Posted by Hydrogen on 28 March 2017 - 08:00 PM

They're really the worst tech support team. And their solutions are always the same. "This OS X update broke something." "LET'S INFILTRATE APPLE BY MORPHING APPLES!"

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