Xkcd dating a librarian

What's interesting is that there doesn't seem to be any reason this should be true. I always hope that I'll find someone else quietly hiding from sleep, and we'll see each other and sit and talk. Many people are dancing around him. | A guy points at a girl with his mouth open. | from inside the fort | First Girl: Like my fort? | Boyfriend Girl sits on chair, thinking: Excuse my shyness. | Two panels pass, the girl does not move | Floating in space | Girl: If the question of what it all means doesn't mean anything, why do I keep coming back to it? I'm trying to decide what best sums up my - | First person: Classroom | Speaker: Last night I drifted off while reading a Lisp book. | Speaker: Suddenly, I was bathed in a suffusion of blue. | Man at desk: (Violet Brown Gray) - Uh, I mean, (718)-387-6962. | The man holds the keyboard in front of him. | Lecturer: And therefore, based on the existence of a Hamiltonian path, we can prove that the routing algorithm gives the optimal result in all cases. | The man still stands, obviously battered | Chat: Now cross your eyes a little so the 'g' and 'h' overlap. The days of risky sharing, slashdot, the myspace music renaissance. | Man 1: It turns out wanting something doesn't make it real. | | Arrow labeled "Normal Person" | Lines Lead to | Thinks: I guess I shouldn't do that. One could imagine an extremely large object with lots of resistance to force and no gravity (or vice versa), but this is never observed. I'm just gonna skip the rest of the buildup and say it: Yo mama's fat. Behind him is a house with a lawn.]] | Guy's thoughts: I love the time just before sunrise. A bearded man stands behind him.]] | Bearded man: But as THICK as you are, pay attention | My words are a matter of PRIDE! | gunpistolman (22 minutes ago) | if it was real why is their gravity? The other man clicks a switch.]] | The Problem With Wikipedia: | Takoma Narrows Bridge | and Suspension Bridge leads to Structural Collapse | Three Hours of Fascinated Clicking Later | William Howard Taft | 24-Hour Analog Dial | Lesbianism in Erotica | Batman leads to Fatal Hilarity | Taylor Hanson | Cotton leads to T-Shirt A picture of a man and a woman in a heart is being held by someone, it has been ripped down the middle, separating the two people Wet T-Shirt Contest | Man sits at computer, looking at the picture | It is night, man still sits at computer with the picture in front of him and his head drooped | It is day again, man types on computer | A table shows equations for possible romantic pairings in a TV show. | {{alt text: Also, I hear the 4th root of (9^2 19^2 | 22) is pi. | Two boys are talking to each other | First Surgeon: He's going into cardiac arrest. It uses every blanket and cushion in the apartment. But I won't pretend fun things aren't still fun out of fear of looking silly. | First Girl: Well, there's my boyfriend curled up in the back. | Nothing happens | First boy: She's getting existential again. | Nothing happens | Nothing happens | Floating in space before a vast concept tree | First person: Uh, you okay? | He leans back and turns to face someone sitting at another desk behind him. | Speaker: At once, just like they said, I felt a great enlightenment. | Richard Stallman: A night of blood I've long awaited. | Man with phone: Okay, you are putting down those resistors and going outside for a while. | | The first person passes a sheet of paper to the second person. | Person 1: Excuse me--you're jiggling your leg up and down. | A scene is depicted from the Battle Room of the novel Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card. | Hat Guy is standing on an advancing glacier | Thinks: I wonder if that happens every time. You don't seriously think they could let your ferret fly, right? These immigrants should have to learn English when they come here. | Person 1 dances along with the music | Hat Guy: Dear Sony, Microsoft, the MPAA, the RIAA, and Apple: Let's make a deal. I helped make sure my parents got together and helped my dad to be less of a loser. | I held you tight against the dark and said that I would always come for you. You were torn from my arms and vanished from this world. But I've been watching like 30 seconds and haven't seen any beat frequency! | Person in Street: You know, from the beat frequency you can tell the difference in timing of the two signals. | Character 2: So you're going to hack the census bureau and change the number of reported deaths? | Man in black hat: Yeah, but it would all be with the kind of people who learn Lojban. Have you read about Google HQ? | Man, I ain't going to be chained down in no corporate idea factory! | Comic alt text: Later we'll dress up like Big Oil thugs and jump Ralph Nader. | Stereo: Oh Mickey, you so fine, you so fine you blow my mind, hey Mickey! Each of the 256 numbered blocks represents one | 8 subnet (containing all IPs that start with that number). | Woman talking to boy on swing-set Man enters darkened room, where woman waits by window. | Woman: You know, at the peak of a big swing, you become weightless. | Man and woman embrace... | ..get into bed. | | A heart appears over the supine bodies | Closeup of the man on the man sitting at the computer | Woman: Ohh... | | Narrator's Subconscious: Knight to G-4 | | Narrator: That's not even a legal move. I loved how they turned information and patterns into physical strength. | The man is alone holding onto the string | Standing Man: And a lock invites you to try and open it. | A man is standing in the middle of the produce aisle in a supermarket, holding a tube of K-Y Jelly in one hand, the other on his chin. | Woman: Yeah | Man: When you go to live somewhere, you learn the language they speak there. You stop trying to tell me where, when, and how I play my movies and music, and I won't crush your homes under my inexorably advancing wall of ice. | Narrator: It's been over a decade since Jurassic Park opened, and I still size up buildings for their potential as shelter against velociraptor attacks. | Phone: Well, did you at least get that package of time I sent you? They think just 'cause they've got a nice building and laid back culture, I'm gonna want to come in all day long and work on fascinating problems with the smartest people in the world. | Person 1 indicates stereo | Person 1: I'm telling you, listen right here to the sets of rising notes following the opening section. | A person with right arm extended. | Person 1: And then right here, the transition into the chorus. The upper left section shows the blocks sold directly to corporations and coverments in the 1990's before the RIRs took over allocation. I wrote a command to jiggle the mouse pointer every couple minutes to keep it from going idle. Linux has problems, but it gives you the tools to deal with them - and save your date! | Thought bubble from boy on swing-set | Body Rule (males only): Point your right arm along the first vector and your legs along the second, then watch some porn. A mother and two children sit at one table; a man in a white lab coat sits in another.]] | Title: THE TRIBULATIONS of BILL NYE | Mother: Hey, kids, see how the ice cracks and pops in your water? | Mother: *AHEM* I said, I wonder what -- | Bill Nye: Know what? | Boy: Check it out-- I got a GPS receiver for Christmas! | Girl: Let's take our latitude & longitdue, put our birthdays after the decimal points, then go to that spot and make out. | Boy swings higher and higher. The stall sidewalll next to him is covered in graffiti--"you suck," "Mike sucks cock," "Cunt," "dane was here" stuck through and "dane is a fag" written under it. The signs read "Bananas" "Apples" "Oranges" and "Zucchini" from left to right. | Figure holding balloon; Balloon gets caught in ceiling fan; Figure holds on and is pulled up | MY HOBBY: Standing in the supermarket's produce section holding a tube of K-Y Jelly, looking contemplative. But we'll be out there barely an hour before they start in with "I'm tired" and "Don't you think it's time we head back? | I watched the scene in the restaurant for a full fifteen minutes hoping this would happen: | Man and woman talking, looking at a group of 2 men and a woman standing further away. I just want silly and entertaining on command now and then. | Hat Guy: A laughable claim, Mister Bond, perpetuated by overzealous teachers of science. | Although it caught me by surprise at the time, | looking back I understand why my senior | science fair project went over as badly as it did. The sheer number of experiences I could have is uncountable, breathtaking, and I'm sitting here refreshing my inbox. | Man looks stunned, flies backward | First man: Wait, what does that gesture even mean? The next two panels are just text.]] | Narrator: I can't do this. Gabe experiments with his art, always bold and fresh without trying to perform. | Man: Which act as lenses that deflect incoming cosmic rays, focusing them to strike the drive platter and flip the desired bit. ' Course, there's an Emacs command to do that. | : ) | Two smaller frames focus in on BLSK05's emoticon, implying rotation to show a smile and two open eyes. | Man at computer slouches in chair, dead, crossbones above his head | At the remote computer a large snake (basilisk) is looking at its screen | A man is standing next to a ball, a flash appears on the left side of the panel | | Another man comes in from the left, preparing to kick the ball | The other man kicks the ball into the first man's head | The first man is lying outside of the frame, second man points and laughs. | Second man is now standing next to the ball. | Second man: HAHAHAH | First man: ! * | From off-frame | | {{The strip above is looped around like a film strip, but a one-half-turn is put into the loop to make it a Mobius strip. | Girl: Look - I'm sure it's a cool project. | Two male characters stand at a blackboard. | | Man: High above the blogosphere, a gap opens in the tag clouds. The man is rubbing the woman's shoulders. | The Drake Equation: | N = R f_p n_e f_l f_i f_c L B_s | N: Number of communicating civilizations in our galaxy | n_e: Number of life-supporting planets per solar system | f_i: Probability that life on a planet becomes intelligent | B_s: Amount of bullshit you're willing to buy from Francis Drake | The female cousin crouches on the floor with the laptop on her lap. On the floor are several pieces of paper and a book. Woman is holding a an open envelope | Woman: We're so lucky to have each other. Red successfully cuts off Blue and then dies shortly thereafter. She is on the phone]] | Week Two: | Female cousin: It says my XORG is broken. | A guy points at a girl with his mouth open. | from inside the fort | Girl sits on chair, thinking | Person: It may be a jewel of open source, but Firefox is JUST A BROWSER. morons | bigmike133 (35 minutes ago) | ive seen the space shuttle ass hole it definetly landed on the moon do some research... | Hat Guy: During a competition, I told the programmers on our team that e^pi-pi was a standard test of floating-point handlers--it would come out to 20 unless they had rounding errors. | Hat Guy: Yeah, they dug through half their algorithms looking for the bug before they figured it out. First let's try taking out the heart, blowing into the ventricles, and putting it back in. There is a fort made of cushions and blankets on the left]] | First Girl: Like my fort? | Boyfriend Two panels pass, the girl does not move: Excuse my shyness. | Floating in space | Classroom | Girl: If the question of what it all means doesn't mean anything, why do I keep coming back to it? I'm trying to decide what best sums up my - | First person: The man holds the keyboard in front of him. | Speaker: Last night I drifted off while reading a Lisp book. | Speaker: Suddenly, I was bathed in a suffusion of blue. | Man at desk: (Violet Brown Gray) - Uh, I mean, (718)-387-6962. | The man still stands, obviously battered | Lecturer: And therefore, based on the existence of a Hamiltonian path, we can prove that the routing algorithm gives the optimal result in all cases. | Arrow labeled "Normal Person" | Chat: Now cross your eyes a little so the 'g' and 'h' overlap. The days of risky sharing, slashdot, the myspace music renaissance. | Man 1: It turns out wanting something doesn't make it real. | |

We act like if we just get through today, tomorrow our dreams will come back to us. I don't know how to jolt myself into seeing what each moment could become. I got an invite to that The Dude Is Pretty Awesome In Most Measurable Ways I Mean Wow competition. But here's some new character art I'm working on! | Precisely the same scene, except the writer is female. | Thinks: I guess I shouldn't do that.

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A picture of various apartment buildings | Gabe: What? His firm hands rest easily on the keyboard, his right thumb caressing the space bar gently, as I enter the room. | A man is sitting on a couch, talking to another man. | A man enters, facing them all. | Shadowed city slumber silently. | Come craving courtship, selected serendipitously | Crazed copulations, a salacious storm of continuous coitus. His profile contains a picture of a spiky-haired man and some text, which is rendered as dialogue in the panels.]] | Randall: Hi, my name is Randall. | Snakes on an I don't Even Care Anymore | Kiwi Wiki | CSS | Comments (0) | Blogotesseract | ¡play games! | Google Google Google Apple Google Goog | Cheney totally shot a dude!!! | Developers | Developers | Developers | Developers | I installed a Mac Mini inside ANOTHER Mac Mini! Check out my blog, it has useful info on CARBON MONOXIDE LITIGATION | FIREFLY!! The picture has a legend "(Not to scale)".]] | The raptors will run toward you. | Mario and Luigi in go carts, Luigi in the lead | Girl: But he believes the silliest things! | Professor: The universe doesn't care what you _believe_. | Narration: If you keep saying "bear with me a moment" people will take a while to figure out that you're just showing them random slides. | Cut to boy and girl playing the video game | Man: Excuse me, but REAL programmers use butterflies. | Death: You know how when someone dies, they can challenge me to a game for their soul? On the left, there is a sign pointing left, which reads "PROM"; on the right, there is a sign pointing right, which reads "LAN PARTY IN FORMAL ATTIRE".]] | Combine integer part of location with fractional part of hash: | Mario: Sometimes I stop right before the finish line. | A couple, flying in a hot air balloon | Girl: ' Cause I know I've won. | Your location (example): 37.421542, -122.085589 | Floating further in distance | Destination Coordinates: 37.857713, -122.544544 | Sample Implementation: | | geohashing | a "u-turn" arrow Man: I like you. | girl begins walking away | Man: I'm sorry. | The fence around the back yard of the house in The Simpsons is wooden. | Hurricane Where-the-Hell-Is-Bermuda enters from the east side of the map, wanders around the Atlantic in a scribble, goes north for a while, and then peters out. CLIMB THE HILL TOWARD HANGMAN' S RIDGE, AVOIDING ANY MOUNTAIN LIONS -- UP 1,172 FT | A meerkat wearing a hat and shirt, and two guys in the background supposedly on a rugby field 76. | A stick figure asks another | Thinking of buying from or i Tunes?

" | A computer monitor displays the profile of a man named Randall on an online dating site. | holding a pair of books and showing them to Girl So what do we do if video game AI opponents become smart enough to question the "Matrix" into which we've put them? | A woman with a bun appears behind him. | Professor: A million people can call the mountains a fiction, yet it need not trouble you as you stand atop them. Now, if you'll bear with me a moment, this next graph shows rainfall over the amazon basin... | A boy wearing a bow tie stands holding hands with a girl wearing a dress. | Person 1: "The ones you love will never let you down" | Person 2: "Your self-confidence is well placed." | Person 3: "Seek nonviolence in everything you do." | Instead of "In bed", I've found that fortune cookies are often more improved by appending "EXCEPT in bed." | Date (example): 2005-05-26 | That date's (or most recent) DOW opening: 10458.68 | Split it up into two pieces: | Woman: REAL programmers use a magnetized needle and a steady hand. Across from him is a another person holding a fork in one hand and balancing a serving tray with a glass of orange juice on it.]] | crouching by some lug nuts lying on a piece of machinery | md5: db9318c2259923d08b672cb305440f97 | A man and a woman in a museum, near a reconstructed dinosaur fossil. | 0.db9318c2259923d0, 0.8b672cb305440f97 | To decimal: 0.857713..., 0.544544... | The wand used by Harry Potter is made of wood from a holly tree. | Man 2 a diagonal upward arrow: What about these scones? | Hurricane Illinois-Has-It-Too-Easy comes from somewhere to the northwest, goes through Illinois, and then back to the northwest. | guy and girl are staring blankly at each other | Woman: Man, paleontology sucks these days. TAKE THE FERRY ACROSS THE LAKE -- GO 2.8 MI | A stage with banner overhead reading: OPENING TONIGHT! Just word of mouth or someth-- ...oh, you're good. And if you work the wheel back and forth just right, | Man is talking to Woman who is behind a waste-high screen across a doorway with colorful playpen balls behind her. | ln(2 pi) | Narrator: Aww, c'mon...

| A girl and man stand together, with another figure in the distance | you get blue sparks. or weeks | I guess there's some kind of a cutoff after years, where it stops mattering and we can be friends. | Male: Oh yeah—have you ever checked out Freezepop? Synth pop can be fun, but at the same time, I agree that sometimes you just need to blast some Metallica. When it spots you, you begin to flee, quickly reaching yourtop speed of 6 m | s. | Second man: Okay Man picks up book from a table | Man: Hey, I was wondering if you had plans for-- holy crap, what happened to your apartment? | Girl exeunt frame left. | Girl: Professor, that man claims the earth is 6,000 years old! Just use your head and don't concern yourself overmuch with what other people think. The second data set is "Refuted By Experiment" and goes to the top of the graph]] | The Guy Formerly Wearing a Hat sits alone on the train. | Man: Since when do you keep a journal? | A man sits at a computer, programming. Death on cell phone. | A person stands holding a flaming tennis racket. | | Woman: My God, it's the only explanation: We're objects in some transient fantasy. | A woman in a hat exploring a barren landscape. | Death: Well, we didn't count on this guy. They are both poised to begin their motion.] | Our copy of the Kama Sutra has a couple mistranslations. | That experience, connecting with a stranger and falling recklessly in love is one of life's greatest joys. ]] water replaces an arrow | Wood is a hard, fibrous tissue found in many plants. | 4 Minutes | Literary Criticism: | Me: You see, the deconstruction is inextricable from not only the text, but also the self. | The pong ball is moving towards the paddle | Woman: Before they had living dinosaurs handed to them by Hollywood, I was out in Texas digging up Arcocanthosaur teeth. TURN RIGHT AT DOCK ST -- GO 427 FT | The pong ball slows down 74. Here are the labels from left to right, up to down: | CD | DVD | Case | North Bridge | Ps | 2 | Mouse (a physical mouse) | RAM | CPU Socket Pin | 2,767 Angels Dancing (one more and they'd roll over and become 32,768 Devils), Rice, Torrent (a bug), CPU, upcoming segfault | dust mite | hair | OVUM | Data (a pixel on Rick Astley's shoulder), rust mite, fork(); | Peter Norton fighting a baxteriophage | memory | carbon nanotubes | space elevator | a line of silicon (Si), Electron Cloud, a man made out of arrows saying "sup? | Man: We can't let a crucial resource go unshepherded.

| The pong ball stops in "midair" | The pong ball drops towards the bottom of the screen | In a class room, the board says "Math" on the top-left corner, and "Mr. A stick figure is standing in front of it, speaking to the class. | Excerpt from the exam paper. | Heading: It's probably a good thing that I never get to pick band names. | On the other side of the world, a new style of street racing rules the Tokyo underground. When you drift, if you ain't out of control, you ain't in control. | d Pain | dt = (-k_1 Pain [Image of girl]) (1 | (1 e ^ -(t - k_2) | d)) | k_1=? | [Image of girl]=How much she's still in my life | Please let d only be a few days... I go more for things like The Arcade Fire, sometimes mixing some electronic sounds like Postal Service. | A stick figure is standing, hands over head. The velociraptor spots you 40 meters away and attacks, accelerateing at 4 m | s^2 to its top speed of 25 m | s. A love heart drifts out the door, indicating you-know-what | Teacher: Miss Lenhart couldn't be here today, so she asked me to substitute. | Student: But this just looks -- | Teacher: This material is more vital than anything you've ever learned | Student: But -- | Teacher: No buts. | A man stands by a genie, whose lower body becomes smoke and trails down to an old-fashioned lamp | Name: _________ | Girl hits Hatguy's hat so it falls off. | First Girl: For our anniversary, my boyfriend took me hiking in the mountains. | Second Girl: They should call you Mario, 'cause you just got Hatguy is surprised. | Genie: You have awakened me from the lamp. | I've been barred from speaking at any major cryptography conferences ever since it became clear that all my algorithms were just thinly disguised Missy Elliot songs. The first data set is labeled "Confirmed By Experiment", and is empty. | Girl: I'm about to hurt you more than you could ever hurt me. | Girl: Alone of all the people you'll ever meet, I understand you- | Girl catches Hatguy's hat and puts it on. | Tall girl with a pony tail is speaking to a boy sitting in front of a TV with a black background and a white ring. | Man Throws a Boomerang | Girl: -and you'll never see me again. | Man gets hit in the face with the Boomerang | Girl: You watched the tape?! A woman to the right of the frame stands on the roof of a house grasping a rope which is affixed directly over the bed. Both hold sheets of paper.]] | Text reads: Not content with normal restraining orders, my ex got creative. | The dawn found us curled up on a couch, asleep but still together. | {{title text: Oh, huh, so you didn't know that story? | Man Throws a Boomerang again | Man is seen running away from 6 returning boomerangs | Man Throws Boomerang | Man barely avoids floating shark, trying to bite him | Man Throws Boomerang | Man is confronted by his presumed girlfriend | A drowsy man walks over to another man on a computer | Below this series of images, an image of a man on the computer | Girl: I'm Leaving You. | The first panel uses the art style of Penny Arcade. | Man 1: *Yawn* Good morning from Taipei. | 63 Seconds | Sociology: | Me: Yeah, my latest work is on ranking people from best to worst. WHEN YOU FEEL THE BLOOD CHILL IN YOUR VEINS, STOP THE VAN AND GET OUT. | Precisely the same scene, except the writer is female.: | Man is on computer and the image expands as it goes down. | Man: The internet could be inoperative within days. | Man: I recommend you appoint a Secretary of the Internet.

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We act like if we just get through today, tomorrow our dreams will come back to us. I don't know how to jolt myself into seeing what each moment could become. I got an invite to that The Dude Is Pretty Awesome In Most Measurable Ways I Mean Wow competition. But here's some new character art I'm working on! | A picture of various apartment buildings | Gabe: What? His firm hands rest easily on the keyboard, his right thumb caressing the space bar gently, as I enter the room. | A man is sitting on a couch, talking to another man. | A man enters, facing them all. | Shadowed city slumber silently. | Come craving courtship, selected serendipitously | Crazed copulations, a salacious storm of continuous coitus. His profile contains a picture of a spiky-haired man and some text, which is rendered as dialogue in the panels.]] | Randall: Hi, my name is Randall. | Snakes on an I don't Even Care Anymore | Kiwi Wiki | CSS | Comments (0) | Blogotesseract | ¡play games! | Google Google Google Apple Google Goog | Cheney totally shot a dude!!! | Developers | Developers | Developers | Developers | I installed a Mac Mini inside ANOTHER Mac Mini! Check out my blog, it has useful info on CARBON MONOXIDE LITIGATION | FIREFLY!! The picture has a legend "(Not to scale)".]] | The raptors will run toward you. | Mario and Luigi in go carts, Luigi in the lead | Girl: But he believes the silliest things! | Professor: The universe doesn't care what you _believe_. | Narration: If you keep saying "bear with me a moment" people will take a while to figure out that you're just showing them random slides. | Cut to boy and girl playing the video game | Man: Excuse me, but REAL programmers use butterflies. | Death: You know how when someone dies, they can challenge me to a game for their soul? On the left, there is a sign pointing left, which reads "PROM"; on the right, there is a sign pointing right, which reads "LAN PARTY IN FORMAL ATTIRE".]] | Combine integer part of location with fractional part of hash: | Mario: Sometimes I stop right before the finish line. | A couple, flying in a hot air balloon | Girl: ' Cause I know I've won. | Your location (example): 37.421542, -122.085589 | Floating further in distance | Destination Coordinates: 37.857713, -122.544544 | Sample Implementation: | | geohashing | a "u-turn" arrow Man: I like you. | girl begins walking away | Man: I'm sorry. | The fence around the back yard of the house in The Simpsons is wooden. | Hurricane Where-the-Hell-Is-Bermuda enters from the east side of the map, wanders around the Atlantic in a scribble, goes north for a while, and then peters out. CLIMB THE HILL TOWARD HANGMAN' S RIDGE, AVOIDING ANY MOUNTAIN LIONS -- UP 1,172 FT | A meerkat wearing a hat and shirt, and two guys in the background supposedly on a rugby field 76. | A stick figure asks another | Thinking of buying from or i Tunes? " | A computer monitor displays the profile of a man named Randall on an online dating site. | holding a pair of books and showing them to Girl So what do we do if video game AI opponents become smart enough to question the "Matrix" into which we've put them? | A woman with a bun appears behind him. | Professor: A million people can call the mountains a fiction, yet it need not trouble you as you stand atop them. Now, if you'll bear with me a moment, this next graph shows rainfall over the amazon basin... | A boy wearing a bow tie stands holding hands with a girl wearing a dress. | Person 1: "The ones you love will never let you down" | Person 2: "Your self-confidence is well placed." | Person 3: "Seek nonviolence in everything you do." | Instead of "In bed", I've found that fortune cookies are often more improved by appending "EXCEPT in bed." | Date (example): 2005-05-26 | That date's (or most recent) DOW opening: 10458.68 | Split it up into two pieces: | Woman: REAL programmers use a magnetized needle and a steady hand. Across from him is a another person holding a fork in one hand and balancing a serving tray with a glass of orange juice on it.]] | crouching by some lug nuts lying on a piece of machinery | md5: db9318c2259923d08b672cb305440f97 | A man and a woman in a museum, near a reconstructed dinosaur fossil. | 0.db9318c2259923d0, 0.8b672cb305440f97 | To decimal: 0.857713..., 0.544544... | The wand used by Harry Potter is made of wood from a holly tree. | Man 2 a diagonal upward arrow: What about these scones? | Hurricane Illinois-Has-It-Too-Easy comes from somewhere to the northwest, goes through Illinois, and then back to the northwest. | guy and girl are staring blankly at each other | Woman: Man, paleontology sucks these days. TAKE THE FERRY ACROSS THE LAKE -- GO 2.8 MI | A stage with banner overhead reading: OPENING TONIGHT! Just word of mouth or someth-- ...oh, you're good. And if you work the wheel back and forth just right, | Man is talking to Woman who is behind a waste-high screen across a doorway with colorful playpen balls behind her. | ln(2 pi) | Narrator: Aww, c'mon... | A girl and man stand together, with another figure in the distance | you get blue sparks. or weeks | I guess there's some kind of a cutoff after years, where it stops mattering and we can be friends. | Male: Oh yeah—have you ever checked out Freezepop? Synth pop can be fun, but at the same time, I agree that sometimes you just need to blast some Metallica. When it spots you, you begin to flee, quickly reaching yourtop speed of 6 m | s. | Second man: Okay Man picks up book from a table | Man: Hey, I was wondering if you had plans for-- holy crap, what happened to your apartment? | Girl exeunt frame left. | Girl: Professor, that man claims the earth is 6,000 years old! Just use your head and don't concern yourself overmuch with what other people think. The second data set is "Refuted By Experiment" and goes to the top of the graph]] | The Guy Formerly Wearing a Hat sits alone on the train. | Man: Since when do you keep a journal? | A man sits at a computer, programming. Death on cell phone. | A person stands holding a flaming tennis racket. | | Woman: My God, it's the only explanation: We're objects in some transient fantasy. | A woman in a hat exploring a barren landscape. | Death: Well, we didn't count on this guy. They are both poised to begin their motion.] | Our copy of the Kama Sutra has a couple mistranslations. | That experience, connecting with a stranger and falling recklessly in love is one of life's greatest joys. ]] water replaces an arrow | Wood is a hard, fibrous tissue found in many plants. | 4 Minutes | Literary Criticism: | Me: You see, the deconstruction is inextricable from not only the text, but also the self. | The pong ball is moving towards the paddle | Woman: Before they had living dinosaurs handed to them by Hollywood, I was out in Texas digging up Arcocanthosaur teeth. TURN RIGHT AT DOCK ST -- GO 427 FT | The pong ball slows down 74. Here are the labels from left to right, up to down: | CD | DVD | Case | North Bridge | Ps | 2 | Mouse (a physical mouse) | RAM | CPU Socket Pin | 2,767 Angels Dancing (one more and they'd roll over and become 32,768 Devils), Rice, Torrent (a bug), CPU, upcoming segfault | dust mite | hair | OVUM | Data (a pixel on Rick Astley's shoulder), rust mite, fork(); | Peter Norton fighting a baxteriophage | memory | carbon nanotubes | space elevator | a line of silicon (Si), Electron Cloud, a man made out of arrows saying "sup? | Man: We can't let a crucial resource go unshepherded. | The pong ball stops in "midair" | The pong ball drops towards the bottom of the screen | In a class room, the board says "Math" on the top-left corner, and "Mr. A stick figure is standing in front of it, speaking to the class. | Excerpt from the exam paper. | Heading: It's probably a good thing that I never get to pick band names. | On the other side of the world, a new style of street racing rules the Tokyo underground. When you drift, if you ain't out of control, you ain't in control. | d Pain | dt = (-k_1 Pain [Image of girl]) (1 | (1 e ^ -(t - k_2) | d)) | k_1=? | [Image of girl]=How much she's still in my life | Please let d only be a few days... I go more for things like The Arcade Fire, sometimes mixing some electronic sounds like Postal Service. | A stick figure is standing, hands over head. The velociraptor spots you 40 meters away and attacks, accelerateing at 4 m | s^2 to its top speed of 25 m | s. A love heart drifts out the door, indicating you-know-what | Teacher: Miss Lenhart couldn't be here today, so she asked me to substitute. | Student: But this just looks -- | Teacher: This material is more vital than anything you've ever learned | Student: But -- | Teacher: No buts. | A man stands by a genie, whose lower body becomes smoke and trails down to an old-fashioned lamp | Name: _________ | Girl hits Hatguy's hat so it falls off. | First Girl: For our anniversary, my boyfriend took me hiking in the mountains. | Second Girl: They should call you Mario, 'cause you just got Hatguy is surprised. | Genie: You have awakened me from the lamp. | I've been barred from speaking at any major cryptography conferences ever since it became clear that all my algorithms were just thinly disguised Missy Elliot songs. The first data set is labeled "Confirmed By Experiment", and is empty. | Girl: I'm about to hurt you more than you could ever hurt me. | Girl: Alone of all the people you'll ever meet, I understand you- | Girl catches Hatguy's hat and puts it on. | Tall girl with a pony tail is speaking to a boy sitting in front of a TV with a black background and a white ring. | Man Throws a Boomerang | Girl: -and you'll never see me again. | Man gets hit in the face with the Boomerang | Girl: You watched the tape?! A woman to the right of the frame stands on the roof of a house grasping a rope which is affixed directly over the bed. Both hold sheets of paper.]] | Text reads: Not content with normal restraining orders, my ex got creative. | The dawn found us curled up on a couch, asleep but still together. | {{title text: Oh, huh, so you didn't know that story? | Man Throws a Boomerang again | Man is seen running away from 6 returning boomerangs | Man Throws Boomerang | Man barely avoids floating shark, trying to bite him | Man Throws Boomerang | Man is confronted by his presumed girlfriend | A drowsy man walks over to another man on a computer | Below this series of images, an image of a man on the computer | Girl: I'm Leaving You. | A drowsy man walks over to another man on a computer | Man 1: *Yawn* Good morning from Taipei. | 63 Seconds | Sociology: | Me: Yeah, my latest work is on ranking people from best to worst. WHEN YOU FEEL THE BLOOD CHILL IN YOUR VEINS, STOP THE VAN AND GET OUT. | Below this series of images, an image of a man on the computer: | Man is on computer and the image expands as it goes down. | Man: The internet could be inoperative within days. | Man: I recommend you appoint a Secretary of the Internet.

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