Tag Archive: xkcd

Dec 24

The naughty or nice list? xkcd tells you how to tell which you are on!


Tweet Dedicated to all the Linux sysadmins out there working away. Just in time for Christmas, xkcd tells you how to know which list Santa is putting you on! For the true geek, check out the mouseover text: He sees you when you’re sleeping, he knows when you’re awake, he’s copied on /var/spool/mail/root, so be …

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Nov 05

Chair spinning – Every nerd’s office olympic sport (HT: @xkcd)


Tweet What’s the fastest you ever spun your office chair? Ever spun fast enough to negate Mu? For me, how well a chair spins is actually important – you never know when you need to get away from the desk quickly Amplify’d from xkcd.com Mu See more at xkcd.com   See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/emys

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Aug 23

Addressing the issue… It’s harder than you think :)


Tweet If you use a GPS (as hubby and I do), this instance of xkcd will strike a chord with you. It is hard to get people to just tell you where they are. Everyone wants to give instructions based off of what is familiar to them. The strip made me think: How frequently do …

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