Month: July 2009

[617] Understocked

Title Text:My biology grad student friends tell me that different types of alcohol don’t actually have different effects. I trust their expertise, not because of the ‘biology’ part, but because of the ‘grad student’.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/617/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/617:_Understocked

2009年7月16日,哈佛大学教授亨利路易斯盖茨在马萨诸塞州剑桥市的家中被警察Sgt逮捕。詹姆斯克… Read more

[616] Lease

Title Text:You should talk to the girl down the hall; I think you’d like her. Lemme know if you find out why she’s ordering all those colored plastic balls.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/616/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/616:_Lease

租房合同

http://xkcd.in/comic?lg=cn&id=616

Cueball即将签订租约租赁建筑物,但他害怕他没有足够的成年人负责,表明他仍然使用乐高积木。

实际上,作为孩子,我们常常认为,当我们成年时,我们肯定会感觉像成年人一样,但事实并… Read more

[615] Avoidance

Title Text:Hobby: seeing how many menu selections you can get someone to go through before they realize you’re not an automated system and/or hang up.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/615/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/615:_Avoidance

避免骚扰

https://www.douban.com/photos/photo/740322035/

梅根在派对上给了Cueball她的号码,但现在不想跟他说话。由于Megan在Verizon录制语音消息,她可以毫不费力地使用专业自动答案的特色半无生命语气,并通过“呼… Read more

[614] Woodpecker

Title Text:If you don’t have an extension cord I can get that for you too. Because we’re friends! Right?

Origin:https://xkcd.com/614/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/614:_Woodpecker

https://app-xkcd-cn.appspot.com/

贝雷帽盖伊观察啄木鸟。啄木鸟是一种鸟类,以使用它的帐单在树上钻洞以获取和吃掉生活在里面的昆虫而闻名。梅根注意到这只鸟大约一年前出现了。 Beret Guy似乎被这个事实所感动,并试图向啄木鸟解释这是啄木鸟的生日。

Beret Guy在啄木鸟筑巢的树脚下留下礼物。啄木鸟打开现在… Read more

[613] Threesome

Title Text:I wanted us to try finding an approximate numeric solution, but noooo.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/613/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/613:_Threesome

物理学中的N体问题是指我们无法分析求解两个以上物体之间的引力吸引力的微分方程组。简单地说,有一些精确的方程用于描述两个物体相互作用引力的运动,但是对于三个或更多物体的系统没有这样的解决方案。

三人组是与三个人的性接触。漫画的妙语是“身体”这个词的戏剧:三人组涉及三个(人体)身体,暗示物理学家参与三人组因为无法解决所述身体的运动而受到阻碍(也就是说,物理学家显然无法在同一时间感到舒适和满意。

根… Read more

[612] Estimation

Title Text:They could say “the connection is probably lost,” but it’s more fun to do naive time-averaging to give you hope that if you wait around for 1,163 hours, it will finally finish.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/612/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/612:_Estimation

時間估計

他們可以直接說「連線似乎已中斷」,但是直接把時間做平均會比較有趣,讓你滿懷希望的覺得你只要多等個 1163 小時他就會跑完。

https://xkcd.tw/612

使用Window… Read more

[611] Disaster Voyeurism

Title Text:Hurricane forums are full of excited comments about central pressure and wind speed and comparisons to Camille and 1931 and 1938, with hastily-tacked-on notes about how it will be tragic if anyone dies and they hope it’s a dud.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/611/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/611:_Disaster_Voyeurism

漫画指的是一种称为间隙或橡皮筋的现象。这些条款适用于在灾难现场作为观众站立的人。显然,许多人被一种病态… Read more

[610] Sheeple

Title Text:Hey, what are the odds — five Ayn Rand fans on the same train! Must be going to a convention.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/610/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/610:_Sheeple

这部漫画中的人们互相认为是绵羊,他们盲目地按照方向而不顾自己。标题中的“sheeple”一词之前在xkcd中用过“Wake up Sheeple!”。在这部漫画中,火车上的每个人都认为自己是唯一的个体思想,周围的每个人都是“羊”。具有讽刺意味的是,读者可以看到,虽然他们每个人都在思考他们是如何个体的,但他们都集中思考完全相同的事情,这意味着他们都是傻瓜。漫… Read more

[609] Tab Explosion

Title Text:Cracked.com is another inexplicable browser narcotic. They could write a list of ’17 worst haircuts in the Ottoman Empire’ and I’d still read through to the end, then click on all the links at the end.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/609/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/609:_Tab_Explosion

分頁爆炸

Cracked.com 是另一個我搞不懂的瀏覽器麻藥。他們可以列出「鄂圖曼帝國最爛的 17 種髮型」的清單,而且我還會看完然後把最下
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[608] Form

Title Text:’This space intentionally left blank’ is less immediately provocative but more Hofstadterially confusing.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/608/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/608:_Form

申请表,试卷等有时会指示申请人避免在页面的封锁区域书写,因为这些区域用于行政,办公室或内部使用或处理。

尽管如此,一个人可能会在封锁的部分中写出一种反抗权威的冲动,就像漫画中的Cueball一样。藐视这些指令的后果通常是微不足道的(例如,可能无法正确处理表格)。然而,Cueball无视规则促使某些执法机构或私人… Read more

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