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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.
13th Feb '18 10:40:10 AM bitemytail
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* StartMyOwn:
** In [[http://xkcd.com/927/ Standards]], two of the characters create a single unifying standard for the fourteen other (competing) standards. Instead of helping anything, there are now just 15 competing standards.
** In [[https://xkcd.com/703/ Honor Societies]], Cueball creates tautology club when he finds out it doesn't already exist.
12th Feb '18 11:40:34 AM eroock
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* {{Homage}}

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* {{Homage}}HomeEarlySurprise: Parodied in [[https://xkcd.com/778/ "Scheduling,"]] in which this scenario goes in a wildly different direction.
11th Feb '18 12:12:52 PM fruitstripegum
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* JumpOffABridgeRebuttal: If all his friends jumped off a bridge it's probably because something bad is happening, [[http://www.xkcd.com/1170/ like the bridge is on fire.]]



* JumpOffABridgeRebuttal: If all his friends jumped off a bridge it's probably because something bad is happening, [[http://www.xkcd.com/1170/ like the bridge is on fire.]]
10th Feb '18 10:16:51 AM Wikipetzi
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** The [[http://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/Main_Page explain xkcd]] website is ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: a wiki solely dedicated to explaining each and every joke and reference in Webcomic/{{xkcd}}. Because, you know, ViewersAreMorons.
29th Jan '18 11:21:29 AM petersohn
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* GodwinsLaw: Referenced and parodied in [[http://www.xkcd.com/261/ this strip.]] Also, the suggested [[http://xkcd.com/528/ a screen consisting entirely of Hitler's face with flashing eyes]] would be [[TakeThat preferable to Vista]].

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* GodwinsLaw: GodwinsLaw:
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Referenced and parodied in [[http://www.xkcd.com/261/ this strip.]] ]]
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Also, the suggested [[http://xkcd.com/528/ a screen consisting entirely of Hitler's face with flashing eyes]] would be [[TakeThat preferable to Vista]].Vista]].
** Done in the AltText of [[https://xkcd.com/1948/ this strip]].
--> The establishment doesn't take us seriously. You know who else they didn't take seriously? Hitler. I'll be like him, but a GOOD guy instead of...
28th Jan '18 1:28:51 PM TheIllusiveMonster
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* ElementalPowers: [[http://xkcd.com/965/ Elements]]

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* ElementalPowers: [[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender Aang may be the master of all four elements]], [[http://xkcd.com/965/ Elements]]but Dmitri Mendeleev is the master of all 118+]].
18th Jan '18 10:18:27 AM DarthLink22
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* OldShame: InUniverse In [[https://www.xkcd.com/1360/ Old Files]], Cueball has this reaction to looking through his high school work and discovering he wrote poetry. The AltText has him finding an ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'' fanfic and quickly deleting it.
13th Dec '17 5:00:43 PM nombretomado
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* AuthorFilibuster: Quite a few on {{DRM}}, for example [[http://xkcd.com/488/ here.]] Eventually {{lampshaded}} [[http://xkcd.com/511/ here]] and [[http://xkcd.com/546/ here.]] [[http://xkcd.com/14/ This one]] provides a similar counterpoint, though it's not exactly a lampshade.

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* AuthorFilibuster: Quite a few on {{DRM}}, UsefulNotes/{{DRM}}, for example [[http://xkcd.com/488/ here.]] Eventually {{lampshaded}} [[http://xkcd.com/511/ here]] and [[http://xkcd.com/546/ here.]] [[http://xkcd.com/14/ This one]] provides a similar counterpoint, though it's not exactly a lampshade.



** While all those are often partially tongue in cheek, {{DRM}} [[http://xkcd.com/86/ gets searing loads of venom.]]

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** While all those are often partially tongue in cheek, {{DRM}} UsefulNotes/{{DRM}} [[http://xkcd.com/86/ gets searing loads of venom.]]
10th Dec '17 6:24:47 PM DustSnitch
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* ClickbaitGag:
** [[https://xkcd.com/1307/ Buzzfeed Christmas]] reimagines "12 Days of Christmas" as "12 Thing I ''Actually Got'' for Christmas":
--->''"12 best drummers of ''all time''.''
--->''11 pipers whose jaw-droppingly good piping will make you cry.''
--->''You won't ''believe'' what these 10 lords leap over."''
** [[https://xkcd.com/1283/ This strip]] reimagines twentieth-century headlines if they were written to get the most clicks in the internet era, resulting in suck classics as "[[BlackComedy Most Embarrassing Reactions To The Stock Market Crash [gifs]]]."
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