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Author Topic: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)  (Read 22714 times)

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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #350 on: 12 Dec 2014, 14:00 »

There is a point at which "working on that tech" becomes "we have that tech"

And in any universe that contains eldritch horrors from beyond time and space, "we have that tech" quickly becomes "we wish we could uninvent that tech." Every. Single. Time.

The only solution is to stop the scientists
Hey, now. Let's not be too hasty...


...then again I've never invented anything worthwhile, let alone anything of the destroy-the-world type of nature...

Then you are obviously safe. It's the ones who show signs of the spark that we need to deal with
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #351 on: 12 Dec 2014, 14:44 »

Dang those Mads. Always trying to blow up or take over Europe. The Heterodynes are the worst!
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #352 on: 12 Dec 2014, 14:54 »

...then again I've never invented anything worthwhile, let alone anything of the destroy-the-world type of nature...

...that you'll admit to, anyway.
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #353 on: 12 Dec 2014, 15:30 »

For reference: Zimmy is the girl with the black eyes in Gunnerkrigg Court.
D**n it, I've got work to do, not reading the archives of another webcomic.

It'll be worth it, trust me.
Well, after reading the first two chapters, it sure looks like you're absolutely correct.
D**n it, I've got work to do, not reading the archives of another webcomic.

Then you're missing the best webcomic.
Better than QC? Surely you can't be serious?

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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #354 on: 12 Dec 2014, 15:32 »

...then again I've never invented anything worthwhile, let alone anything of the destroy-the-world type of nature...

...that you'll admit to, anyway.
This one time... in band camp... I took a flute... and used it as the detonator for my doomsday device!
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #355 on: 12 Dec 2014, 15:39 »

Loki, don't you mean reality-warping?
We do not have rules against reality-warping per se.
We also don't have any rules regarding dogs and basketball.
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #356 on: 12 Dec 2014, 15:43 »

See this is one of those cases where phrasing is so important - do you not have a rule about dogs associated with basketball, or do you not have any rules about  either dogs or basketball?

Enterprising trolls are always waiting for the loophole.
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #357 on: 12 Dec 2014, 15:46 »

Dogs are not permitted to play point guard. They're too short. Except Great Danes, they can play whatever position they want.
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #358 on: 12 Dec 2014, 15:57 »

See this is one of those cases where phrasing is so important - do you not have a rule about dogs associated with basketball, or do you not have any rules about  either dogs or basketball?

Enterprising trolls are always waiting for the loophole.
We don't have any rules about dogs.
We don't have any rules about basketball.

It quickly follows by logical implication (eg by deriving the sequence in first-order calculus) that there are no rules about the combination of dogs and basketball.
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #359 on: 12 Dec 2014, 16:13 »

That my question was neither ignored nor greeted with eye rolls is one of the reasons I really like this place, n00b that I am.
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #360 on: 12 Dec 2014, 16:25 »

:D glad to be of service.
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #361 on: 12 Dec 2014, 16:50 »

Dogs are not permitted to play point guard. They're too short. Except Great Danes, they can play whatever position they want.

What about Pointers?
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #362 on: 12 Dec 2014, 16:59 »

Make it a laser pointer and you could play against any number of cats  :-D
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #363 on: 12 Dec 2014, 17:13 »

That's the match of the century. Air bud vs an undisclosed amount of cats.
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #364 on: 12 Dec 2014, 17:17 »

Just remember that the maximum power a laser can have and still be classified as a laser pointer is 5 mW. You know, just in case you get any ideas...
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #365 on: 12 Dec 2014, 17:32 »

I NEED THAT FOR REASONS
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #366 on: 12 Dec 2014, 17:40 »

Better buy it quick then, because the company was recently bought out and they're going to stop selling them at the end of the year...
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #367 on: 12 Dec 2014, 17:51 »

Those reasons wouldn't be Jedi related would they?
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #368 on: 12 Dec 2014, 18:07 »

If the Do-nah curve exists in QC and Emily's been thinking about the code she writes, it would explain her personality, nicely.

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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #369 on: 12 Dec 2014, 18:22 »


We don't have any rules about dogs.
We don't have any rules about basketball.

It quickly follows by logical implication (eg by deriving the sequence in first-order calculus) that there are no rules about the combination of dogs and basketball.
Can I start the Air Bud thread?  :clairedoge:
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #370 on: 12 Dec 2014, 19:10 »

Dogs are not permitted to play point guard. They're too short. Except Great Danes, they can play whatever position they want.

What about Pointers?

Not as good as Warhawks. Or whatever the #### Blugolds are.

(For those of you not getting the joke, try here.)
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #371 on: 12 Dec 2014, 19:21 »

I live in Wisconsin, and I still don't get that joke.
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #372 on: 12 Dec 2014, 21:15 »

I live in Wisconsin...
My condolences.
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #373 on: 12 Dec 2014, 21:56 »

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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #374 on: 12 Dec 2014, 21:58 »

I live in Wisconsin...
My condolences.
Could be worse.

I'm not sure how, but it could be worse.
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #375 on: 12 Dec 2014, 22:00 »

Could be worse.

I'm not sure how, but it could be worse.

Well, at least we're not Kansas (although we're heading in that direction, I bet), Alabama (or anywhere in the Deep South), Arizona, Texas...
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #376 on: 12 Dec 2014, 22:40 »

I live in Wisconsin...
My condolences.


I love it here, I just wish there was more snow, I'm thinking of mowing the lawn tomorrow.
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #377 on: 12 Dec 2014, 22:50 »


Well, at least we're not Kansas (although we're heading in that direction, I bet), Alabama (or anywhere in the Deep South), Arizona, Texas...

Hey!  Texas has awesome bits!  (Mostly around Austin.) (Not where I live, which is Redneck Jesus Capital.)

And if Wisconsin is good enough to exile angels to, then clearly it is unfit for human habitation.

Could be worse, though.  Could be Greenland.
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #378 on: 12 Dec 2014, 23:01 »

Well, to be fair, every state has awesome bits surrounded by vast swaths of Redneck Jesus Capitols.  And I guess I can't mock your politicians, because we're still responsible for Joe McCarthy.
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #379 on: 13 Dec 2014, 00:27 »

Mock away, George W. Bush and Rick Perry set themselves up for it.  And don't get me started on Ted Cruz.
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WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #380 on: 13 Dec 2014, 04:24 »

I live in Wisconsin...
My condolences.
Yeah, I know. I keep telling myself, "Four more years then Arizona."


Since I have to explain the joke: Pointers are the nickname of the UW-Stevens Point sports teams. My alma mater, UW-Whitewater, is the Warhawks. UW-Eau Claire has the unfortunate nickname of Blugolds.
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #381 on: 13 Dec 2014, 05:30 »

To whomever mentioned Gunnerkrigg Court first,

I work nights but I got nothing done last night :D Best archive dive I've made since either discovering QC or possibly Schlock Mercenary. Thank you.

Now I have to wait till Monday for this one as well!

(I grew up in Eau Claire. Didn't they finally make Babe the Blue Ox (with gold highlights) the mascot to make it slightly better than the nickname alone.)
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #382 on: 13 Dec 2014, 08:14 »

To whomever mentioned Gunnerkrigg Court first,

I work nights but I got nothing done last night :D Best archive dive I've made since either discovering QC or possibly Schlock Mercenary. Thank you.

Girl Genius should be next on your list if it's not already. "For science!"
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #383 on: 13 Dec 2014, 08:53 »

And Ozy & Millie
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #384 on: 13 Dec 2014, 09:19 »

I'd suggest Wapsi Square, but if you do, be forewarned that you have an even larger archive to go through than Jeph's (Paul Taylor has been doing the comic since September of 2001).
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #385 on: 13 Dec 2014, 09:35 »

See this is one of those cases where phrasing is so important - do you not have a rule about dogs associated with basketball, or do you not have any rules about  either dogs or basketball?

Enterprising trolls are always waiting for the loophole.
We don't have any rules about dogs.
We don't have any rules about basketball.

It quickly follows by logical implication (eg by deriving the sequence in first-order calculus) that there are no rules about the combination of dogs and basketball.

Either initial rule would be sufficient in that regard.
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #386 on: 13 Dec 2014, 09:59 »

The only solution is to stop the scientists
Not gonna be easy.  The guys and gals on the EC space station summon the elder gods every Saturday night.

And play poker.

And occasionally win.
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #387 on: 13 Dec 2014, 10:03 »

Dogs are not permitted to play point guard. They're too short. Except Great Danes, they can play whatever position they want.

The retrievers bring the ball down court, play is directed by the setters, and baskets are scored by the pointers.

Halftime show provided, of course, by Pitbull and Snoop Dogg.
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #388 on: 13 Dec 2014, 14:13 »

The only solution is to stop the scientists
Not gonna be easy.  The guys and gals on the EC space station summon the elder gods every Saturday night.

And play poker.

And occasionally win.
Maybe we can use the AI to continue their tests...

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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #389 on: 13 Dec 2014, 14:18 »

To whomever mentioned Gunnerkrigg Court first,

I work nights but I got nothing done last night :D Best archive dive I've made since either discovering QC or possibly Schlock Mercenary. Thank you.

Girl Genius should be next on your list if it's not already. "For science!"

Oh, yeah GG is good stuff too. Am loving the train story right now.

I'll have to check out the other ones mentioned on other nights with nothing better to do ;)
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #390 on: 13 Dec 2014, 15:33 »

To whomever mentioned Gunnerkrigg Court first,

I work nights but I got nothing done last night :D Best archive dive I've made since either discovering QC or possibly Schlock Mercenary. Thank you.

Now I have to wait till Monday for this one as well!

(I grew up in Eau Claire. Didn't they finally make Babe the Blue Ox (with gold highlights) the mascot to make it slightly better than the nickname alone.)
I think I was the first to link it, but someone else mentioned Zimmy.
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #391 on: 13 Dec 2014, 18:58 »

CLAIRE (aside): "Marten, we've got to get him to think that Emily's a normal girl! Otherwise he'll be too weirded out to date her... plus I kind of want to make him think that girls act like that and mess with his views of the world... heheh."

MARTEN (aside): "So what should I do?"

CLAIRE (aside): "Just... just go along with everything I say, okay?"

MARTEN (aside): "Gotcha."

CLAIRE: "Clinton, don't you know anything about hominid heterosexual mating rituals? You introduce yourself, your love interest repeats your name while tipping her head back, and the more enthusiastic she gets the more she's into you! Right, Marten?"

MARTEN: "Right. For your first date, you go to a movie. If she starts yelling at the screen for no apparent reason, that's how you know she really likes you. Then you ask for her digits, and she says she won't tear off her fingers for you, but you're not sure if she's joking..."

CLAIRE: "So then you give her your phone to type in her number, but somehow she gets YOUR number off of it and puts it into HER phone before she suddenly leaves! Then, right when you start wondering how you'll contact you, she texts you to say she left her number on the twenty-dollar bill in your wallet! That's how girls work, Clinton!"

CLINTON: "So does that mean you did all that with Marten?"

MARTEN: "Yes."

*CLAIRE jabs MARTEN in the ribs*

MARTEN (aside): "Hey, I'm just going along with what you said!"
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #392 on: 13 Dec 2014, 19:13 »

MARTEN: "Also, baskets of mice are traditional courting gifts."

CLAIRE (aside): Where--where did you get that idea?"

MARTEN (aside): "Just something I thought of once..."
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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #393 on: 14 Dec 2014, 15:26 »

Make it a laser pointer and you could play against any number of cats  :-D
You don't need a laser pointer to defeat cats:

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Re: WCDT 8-13 December 2014 (Strips 2850-2854)
« Reply #394 on: 14 Dec 2014, 19:06 »

Dang those Mads. Always trying to blow up or take over Europe. The Heterodynes are the worst!
Yeah, but Othar Tryggvassen, Gentleman Adventurer! will get them all eventually.
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