History Webcomic / Xkcd

17th Jan '17 6:34:50 AM SonicLover
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** Possibly the worst one yet: [[http://xkcd.com/1786/ using Narnia as a literal garbage dump]].
13th Jan '17 6:16:19 AM DisillusionedColony
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** Many pages in the [[http://what-if.xkcd.com/ What-If blog]] have these, but [[http://what-if.xkcd.com/152/ this one]] deserves a special mention, combining this with a constantly returning BrickJoke.
--> White Hat Guy: "I even tried making a big show of putting on headphones, but he just KEPT TALKING."
5th Jan '17 5:12:23 AM anza_sb
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* EnnioMorriconePastiche: Parodied in [[http://xkcd.com/789/ "Showdown"]]. A showdown occurs between two cowboys at noon, a tumbleweed rolls by... [[spoiler:then ''the tumbleweed'' pulls out dual revolvers and guns both the cowboys down.]]
21st Dec '16 9:01:52 AM tiger64guy
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* HasTwoThumbsAnd: Used in the AltText for [[http://xkcd.com/1775/ Things You Learn]].
14th Dec '16 9:15:20 AM Micah
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* TheLittleShopThatWasntThereYesterday: [[http://xkcd.com/1772 "Startup Opportunity"]] ponders the idea of disrupting the industry of Little Shots That Weren't There Yesterday. Also, Beret Guy says he gets his groceries from them.
15th Nov '16 8:05:13 AM 8BrickMario
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** [[http://xkcd.com/1759/ The "British Map labeled an American"]] has lots of these, including [[Literature/TheHungerGames "Everdeen"]] and [[WebAnimation/HomestarRunner "FHQWGADS"]]
2nd Nov '16 12:40:29 PM SonicLover
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* TelepathicSprinklers: [[http://xkcd.com/689/ "Pool on the roof must've sprung a leak."]]
1st Nov '16 12:37:35 PM Beedle
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* MotiveDecay: [[http://xkcd.com/1736/ The second Manhattan Project]] starts out as an attempt to cure cancer, but ends up [[NukeEm replicating the original Manhattan Project exactly.]]
24th Oct '16 7:08:01 AM petersohn
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* XtremeKoolLetterz: Illustrated in [[http://xkcd.com/1571/ Car Model Names]]. Note that X and Z are the top two.

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* XtremeKoolLetterz: XtremeKoolLetterz:
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Illustrated in [[http://xkcd.com/1571/ Car Model Names]]. Note that X and Z are the top two.two.
** [[http://xkcd.com/1750/ Life Goals]] collects a whole list of these. The AltText lampshades the comic title using this trope.
21st Oct '16 12:47:35 PM SonicLover
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* Gaslighting: AKA Stealth Carpentry
* GeekyTurnon: Frequent, though with occasional unfortunate ManicPixieDreamGirl overtones.

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* Gaslighting: {{Gaslighting}}: AKA Stealth Carpentry
* GeekyTurnon: GeekyTurnOn: Frequent, though with occasional unfortunate ManicPixieDreamGirl overtones.
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