History WebComic / XKCD

22nd Apr '18 5:02:20 AM fruitstripegum
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** [[https://xkcd.com/1980/ This one]] references ''Literature/TheLionTheWitchAndTheWardrobe''.
20th Mar '18 9:28:13 AM XFllo
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* SoulCrushingDeskJob: The strip "Academia vs. Business" contrasts academia and business with their reaction to solving a seemingly impossible programming problem; the professor is amazed and sees this as a revolution in queuing theory, the boss just gives the programmer another issue that is insultingly easy in comparison.
19th Mar '18 12:32:06 PM eroock
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* BrainsAndBondage: [[http://xkcd.com/1039/ Chemists pick the worst safewords.]]
12th Mar '18 11:31:10 AM Penk
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** Invoked and [[NameDrop namedropped]] in [[https://xkcd.com/1432/ this comic]].
9th Mar '18 2:34:42 PM Mitchz95
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* LeeroyJenkins: In [[https://xkcd.com/1112/ "Think Logically"]], an amateur TabletopGame/{{Chess}} plaeyr assumes that since the goal of the game is to checkmate the enemy king, constantly moving your pieces towards the king is the only sensible strategy.

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* LeeroyJenkins: In [[https://xkcd.com/1112/ "Think Logically"]], an amateur TabletopGame/{{Chess}} plaeyr player assumes that since the goal of the game is to checkmate the enemy king, constantly moving your pieces towards the king is the only sensible strategy.



* NverMyFault: The amateur TabletopGame/{{Chess}} player in [[https://xkcd.com/1112/ "Think Logically"]] attributes being beaten by a more experienced player to Chess being a badly-designed game.

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* NverMyFault: NeverMyFault: The amateur TabletopGame/{{Chess}} player in [[https://xkcd.com/1112/ "Think Logically"]] attributes being beaten by a more experienced player to Chess being a badly-designed game.
9th Mar '18 2:18:25 PM Astaroth
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* LeeroyJenkins: In [[https://xkcd.com/1112/ "Think Logically"]], an amateur TabletopGame/{{Chess}} plaeyr assumes that since the goal of the game is to checkmate the enemy king, constantly moving your pieces towards the king is the only sensible strategy.


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* NverMyFault: The amateur TabletopGame/{{Chess}} player in [[https://xkcd.com/1112/ "Think Logically"]] attributes being beaten by a more experienced player to Chess being a badly-designed game.
9th Mar '18 1:49:17 AM Astaroth
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* SillyWill: [[https://xkcd.com/1941/ "Dying Gift"]] is about a dying man who pranks his loved ones by bequeathing them ridiculous things that will be as difficult as possible to put into storage.
-->'''AltText''': "And to you, I leave my life-sized ice sculpture replica of the Pietà which was blessed by the Pope. You must never let it melt! Now, remember, all gifts must be removed from my estate within 24 hours."
5th Mar '18 3:09:07 PM bitemytail
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* TripleShifter: In [[https://xkcd.com/320/ this]] strip, one of the characters proposes a sleep schedule that allocates 28 hour days, as the other person has a flexible work schedule. The AltText notes that actually attempting this will cause the individual to go insane.
22nd Feb '18 6:48:38 PM nombretomado
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** [[http://xkcd.com/819/ A comic]] the author drew as a part of a game features Creator/RichardWagner chasing a guy on his "[[Theatre/DerRingDesNibelungen Ring Cycle]]". He commented: "Why did I ''draw'' this?"

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** [[http://xkcd.com/819/ A comic]] the author drew as a part of a game features Creator/RichardWagner Music/RichardWagner chasing a guy on his "[[Theatre/DerRingDesNibelungen Ring Cycle]]". He commented: "Why did I ''draw'' this?"
17th Feb '18 6:34:16 AM fruitstripegum
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* LetUsNeverSpeakOfThisAgain: Invoked in [[http://www.xkcd.com/41/ this]] AltText.


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* LetUsNeverSpeakOfThisAgain: Invoked in [[http://www.xkcd.com/41/ this]] AltText.
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