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1

Barrel - Part 1 - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/barrel_cropped_(1).jpg
"Barrel - Part 1"
"Don't we all."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.4928.
http://xkcd.com/1/

2

Petit Trees (sketch) - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tree_cropped_(1).jpg
"Petit Trees (sketch)"
"'Petit' being a reference to Le Petit Prince, which I only thought about halfway through the sketch"

This comic beat 19 other comics and was beaten by 49 other comics for a total score of 0.2794.
http://xkcd.com/2/

3

Island (sketch) - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/island_color.jpg
"Island (sketch)"
"Hello, island"

This comic beat 15 other comics and was beaten by 52 other comics for a total score of 0.2239.
http://xkcd.com/3/

4

Landscape (sketch) - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/landscape_cropped_(1).jpg
"Landscape (sketch)"
"There's a river flowing through the ocean"

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.3750.
http://xkcd.com/4/

5

Blown apart - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/blownapart_color.jpg
"Blown apart"
"Blown into prime factors"

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.5068.
http://xkcd.com/5/

6

Irony - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/irony_color.jpg
"Irony"
"It's commonly known that too much perspective can be a downer."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.4706.
http://xkcd.com/6/

7

Girl sleeping (Sketch -- 11th grade Spanish class) - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/girl_sleeping_noline_(1).jpg
"Girl sleeping (Sketch -- 11th grade Spanish class)"
"I don't remember her name at all, but she fell asleep on the floor in front of me."

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 47 other comics for a total score of 0.3649.
http://xkcd.com/7/

8

Red spiders - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/red_spiders_small.jpg
"Red spiders"
"They are six-legged spiders"

This comic beat 19 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.3393.
http://xkcd.com/8/

9

Serenity is coming out tomorrow - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/firefly.jpg
"Serenity is coming out tomorrow"
"Mal, Simon, Wash, Zoe, River, Kaylee, Jayne, Inara, Book."

This comic beat 11 other comics and was beaten by 50 other comics for a total score of 0.1803.
http://xkcd.com/9/

10

Pi Equals - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pi.jpg
"Pi Equals"
"My most famous drawing, and one of the first I did for the site"

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.5224.
http://xkcd.com/10/

11

Barrel - Part 2 - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/barrel_mommies.jpg
"Barrel - Part 2"
"Awww."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 39 other comics for a total score of 0.3906.
http://xkcd.com/11/

12

Poisson - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/poisson.jpg
"Poisson"
"Poisson distributions have no value over negative numbers"

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.3788.
http://xkcd.com/12/

13

Canyon - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/canyon_small.jpg
"Canyon"
"They're standing at the lip of the canyon, which isn't clear at all."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4762.
http://xkcd.com/13/

14

Copyright - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/copyright.jpg
"Copyright"
"After reading Slashdot and BoingBoing, sometimes I have to go outside."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4762.
http://xkcd.com/14/

15

Just Alerting You - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/just_alerting_you.jpg
"Just Alerting You"
"Just thought you should know"

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.4912.
http://xkcd.com/15/

16

Monty Python -- Enough - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/monty_python.jpg
"Monty Python -- Enough"
"I went to a dinner where there was a full 10 minutes of Holy Grail quotes exchanged, with no context, in lieu of conversation. It depressed me badly."

This comic beat 48 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.5393.
http://xkcd.com/16/

17

What If - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/what_if.jpg
"What If"
"I once made an anniversary card for my then-girlfriend with this layout."

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 44 other comics for a total score of 0.3333.
http://xkcd.com/17/

18

Snapple - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/snapple.jpg
"Snapple"
"Sn = tin"

This comic beat 43 other comics and was beaten by 23 other comics for a total score of 0.6515.
http://xkcd.com/18/

19

George Clinton - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/george_clinton.jpg
"George Clinton"
"I still wish it were true."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 39 other comics for a total score of 0.3810.
http://xkcd.com/19/

20

Ferret - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ferret.jpg
"Ferret"
"My brother had a ferret he loved which died since I drew this strip. RIP."

This comic beat 48 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.6400.
http://xkcd.com/20/

21

Kepler - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/kepler.jpg
"Kepler"
"Science joke. You should probably just move along."

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.4925.
http://xkcd.com/21/

22

Barrel - Part 3 - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/barrel_whirlpool.jpg
"Barrel - Part 3"
"A whirlpool!"

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.4697.
http://xkcd.com/22/

23

T-shirts - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/t-shirts.jpg
"T-shirts"
"It's depressing how many of these are real shirts"

This comic beat 23 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.3770.
http://xkcd.com/23/

24

Godel, Escher, Kurt Halsey - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/godel_escher_kurthalsey.jpg
"Godel, Escher, Kurt Halsey"
"I love the idea here, though of course it's not a great-quality drawing or scan."

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.4521.
http://xkcd.com/24/

25

Barrel - Part 4 - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/barrel_part_4.jpg
"Barrel - Part 4"
":("

This comic beat 23 other comics and was beaten by 51 other comics for a total score of 0.3108.
http://xkcd.com/25/

26

Fourier - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/fourier.jpg
"Fourier"
"That cat has some serious periodic components"

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.5200.
http://xkcd.com/26/

27

Meat Cereals - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/meat_cereals.jpg
"Meat Cereals"
"Disgusting"

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 49 other comics for a total score of 0.4167.
http://xkcd.com/27/

28

Elefino - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/elefino.jpg
"Elefino"
"Hell if I know"

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.5065.
http://xkcd.com/28/

29

Hitler - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/hitler.jpg
"Hitler"
"So he's saying that God thought Hitler's art was so bad that the Holocaust was an acceptable alternative. It's no secret that the hat guy is closely based on Aram, from Men in Hats."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 18 other comics for a total score of 0.6400.
http://xkcd.com/29/

30

Donner - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/donner.jpg
"Donner"
"Some people haven't heard of the Donner Party. They were pioneers who got stranded and likely resorted to cannibalism."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.4085.
http://xkcd.com/30/

31

Barrel - Part 5 - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/barrel_part_5.jpg
"Barrel - Part 5"
"Too good not to happen."

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.4400.
http://xkcd.com/31/

32

Pillar - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pillar.jpg
"Pillar"
"A comic by my brother Doug, redrawn and rewritten by me"

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.5667.
http://xkcd.com/32/

33

Self-reference - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/self-reference.jpg
"Self-reference"
"I think about self-reference a lot. Example: this comment."

This comic beat 44 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6667.
http://xkcd.com/33/

34

Flowers - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/flowers.jpg
"Flowers"
"This is actually pencil on paper, just inverted and colored"

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4310.
http://xkcd.com/34/

35

Sheep - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sheep.jpg
"Sheep"
"I think it's the sheep zapping the cactus and not vice-versa"

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.3692.
http://xkcd.com/35/

36

Scientists - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/scientists.jpg
"Scientists"
"A leading expert characterized the situation as 'retarded'"

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.5417.
http://xkcd.com/36/

37

Hyphen - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/hyphen.jpg
"Hyphen"
"I do this constantly"

This comic beat 52 other comics and was beaten by 16 other comics for a total score of 0.7647.
http://xkcd.com/37/

38

Apple Jacks - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/apple_jacks.jpg
"Apple Jacks"
"There used to be these ads, see . . ."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.4933.
http://xkcd.com/38/

39

Bowl - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/bowl.jpg
"Bowl"
"For the moment it's a standoff"

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 46 other comics for a total score of 0.4177.
http://xkcd.com/39/

40

Light - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/light.jpg
"Light"
"Like a beacon"

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 43 other comics for a total score of 0.3944.
http://xkcd.com/40/

41

Old Drawing - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/unspeakable_pun.jpg
"Old Drawing"
"I don't want to talk about it"

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 43 other comics for a total score of 0.4557.
http://xkcd.com/41/

42

Geico - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/geico.jpg
"Geico"
"David did this"

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5238.
http://xkcd.com/42/

43

Red Spiders 2 - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/red_spiders_2.jpg
"Red Spiders 2"
"This was actually drawn years before Red Spiders"

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 43 other comics for a total score of 0.4028.
http://xkcd.com/43/

44

Love - 2006-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/love.jpg
"Love"
"This one makes me wince every time I think about it"

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.4795.
http://xkcd.com/44/

45

Schrodinger - 2006-01-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/schrodinger.jpg
"Schrodinger"
"There was no alt-text until you moused over"

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5469.
http://xkcd.com/45/

46

Secrets - 2006-01-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/secrets.jpg
"Secrets"
"I'm a big fan of Kurt Halsey"

This comic beat 13 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.2600.
http://xkcd.com/46/

47

Counter-Red Spiders - 2006-01-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/counter-red-spiders.jpg
"Counter-Red Spiders"
"I hope we can stop them"

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.4154.
http://xkcd.com/47/

48

Found - 2006-01-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/found.jpg
"Found"
"No more, no less"

This comic beat 18 other comics and was beaten by 46 other comics for a total score of 0.2813.
http://xkcd.com/48/

49

Want - 2006-01-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/want.jpg
"Want"
"Well, she's pretty hot."

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.3443.
http://xkcd.com/49/

50

Penny Arcade - 2006-01-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/penny_arcade.jpg
"Penny Arcade"
"Of course, Penny Arcade has already mocked themselves for this. They don't care."

This comic beat 17 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.2881.
http://xkcd.com/50/

51

Malaria - 2006-01-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/malaria.jpg
"Malaria"
"The malaria party was David's idea"

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.5000.
http://xkcd.com/51/

52

Secret Worlds - 2006-01-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/secret_worlds.jpg
"Secret Worlds"
"No two adjacent circles are the same color."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.4805.
http://xkcd.com/52/

53

Hobby - 2006-01-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/hobby.jpg
"Hobby"
"The only one of these games I really played was Area 51"

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5385.
http://xkcd.com/53/

54

Science - 2006-01-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/science.jpg
"Science"
"Bonus points if you can identify the science in question"

This comic beat 46 other comics and was beaten by 39 other comics for a total score of 0.5412.
http://xkcd.com/54/

55

Useless - 2006-01-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/useless.jpg
"Useless"
"Even the identity matrix doesn't work normally"

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.4615.
http://xkcd.com/55/

56

The Cure - 2006-01-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_cure.jpg
"The Cure"
"My first try at drawing a real face in years"

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.3939.
http://xkcd.com/56/

57

Wait For Me - 2006-01-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/wait_for_me.jpg
"Wait For Me"
"Opening dialogue by Scott"

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.6119.
http://xkcd.com/57/

58

Why Do You Love Me? - 2006-02-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/why_do_you_love_me.jpg
"Why Do You Love Me?"
"Opening dialogue by Scott"

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.4706.
http://xkcd.com/58/

59

Graduation - 2006-02-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/graduation.jpg
"Graduation"
"Opening dialogue by Scott"

This comic beat 40 other comics and was beaten by 15 other comics for a total score of 0.7273.
http://xkcd.com/59/

60

Super Bowl - 2006-02-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/super_bowl.jpg
"Super Bowl"
"The Super Bowl is actually an elaborate ruse, concocted by a shadowy group in the mid sixties for this purpose. The 'watch it for the ads' addition was a master stroke."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.5614.
http://xkcd.com/60/

61

Stacey's Dad - 2006-02-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/staceys_dad.jpg
"Stacey's Dad"
"I bet she gets you to mow the lawn, doesn't she?"

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 47 other comics for a total score of 0.3974.
http://xkcd.com/61/

62

Valentine - Karnaugh - 2006-02-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/karnaugh.jpg
"Valentine - Karnaugh"
"Love and circuit analysis, hand in hand at last."

This comic beat 14 other comics and was beaten by 46 other comics for a total score of 0.2333.
http://xkcd.com/62/

63

Valentine - Heart - 2006-02-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/valentine.jpg
"Valentine - Heart"
"Just pretend you're kidding."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.5224.
http://xkcd.com/63/

64

Solar Plexus - 2006-02-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/solar_plexus.jpg
"Solar Plexus"
"It hurts to be hit there, you know"

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 43 other comics for a total score of 0.3281.
http://xkcd.com/64/

65

Banter - 2006-02-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/banter.jpg
"Banter"
"This was an actual mock conversation between me and a friend at TGiF. The waitress walked up around panel 5 and was somewhat put off."

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.5094.
http://xkcd.com/65/

66

Abusive Astronomy - 2006-02-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/abusive_astronomy.jpg
"Abusive Astronomy"
"Medium: Pencil on paper"

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.4306.
http://xkcd.com/66/

67

Nerd Girls - 2006-02-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/nerd_girls.jpg
"Nerd Girls"
"Nothing personal, high schoolers."

This comic beat 20 other comics and was beaten by 46 other comics for a total score of 0.3030.
http://xkcd.com/67/

68

Five Thirty - 2006-02-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/five_thirty.jpg
"Five Thirty"
"The 8th panel is my favorite"

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5385.
http://xkcd.com/68/

69

Pillow Talk - 2006-02-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pillow_talk.jpg
"Pillow Talk"
"Maybe I should've tried Wexler?"

This comic beat 20 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.4348.
http://xkcd.com/69/

70

Guitar Hero - 2006-03-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/guitar_hero.jpg
"Guitar Hero"
"And then do it again in a moment now that they're out of Star Power"

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.4783.
http://xkcd.com/70/

71

In the Trees - 2006-03-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/in_the_trees.jpg
"In the Trees"
"It was tricky."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.4138.
http://xkcd.com/71/

72

Classhole - 2006-03-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/classhole.jpg
"Classhole"
"A term coined by my friend Beth"

This comic beat 43 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.5811.
http://xkcd.com/72/

73

Zeppelin - 2006-03-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/zeppelin.jpg
"Zeppelin"
"A tribute to Buttercup Festival"

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.4675.
http://xkcd.com/73/

74

Su Doku - 2006-03-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/su_doku.jpg
"Su Doku"
"This one is from the Red Belt collection, of 'medium' difficulty."

This comic beat 17 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.3542.
http://xkcd.com/74/

75

Curse Levels - 2006-03-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/curse_levels.jpg
"Curse Levels"
"I find so much fun in language."

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 18 other comics for a total score of 0.6949.
http://xkcd.com/75/

76

Familiar - 2006-03-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/familiar.jpg
"Familiar"
":("

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.4333.
http://xkcd.com/76/

77

Bored with the Internet - 2006-03-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/bored_with_the_internet.jpg
"Bored with the Internet"
"I used to do this all the time."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.6129.
http://xkcd.com/77/

78

Garfield - 2006-03-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/garfield.jpg
"Garfield"
"The use of the 'Garfield' character for the purposes of this parody qualifies as fair use under the Copyright Act of 1976, 17 U.S.C. sec. 107. See Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music (92-1292), 510 U.S. 569"

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.5179.
http://xkcd.com/78/

79

Iambic Pentameter - 2006-03-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/iambic_pentameter.jpg
"Iambic Pentameter"
"Of course, you don't wanna limit yourself to the strict forms of the meter. That could get pretty difficult."

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.4286.
http://xkcd.com/79/

80

My Other Car - 2006-03-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/other_car.jpg
"My Other Car"
"It's much better than the other one."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.4167.
http://xkcd.com/80/

81

Attention, shopper - 2006-03-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/attention_shopper.jpg
"Attention, shopper"
"There's a red convertible outside my building with the license plate 'DADS MNY'."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.5932.
http://xkcd.com/81/

82

Frame - 2006-03-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/frame.jpg
"Frame"
"..."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 51 other comics for a total score of 0.3377.
http://xkcd.com/82/

83

Katamari - 2006-03-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/katamari.jpg
"Katamari"
"As the King of All Cosmos remarked, 'Is it that it's fun, or that it lets you forget yourself?'"

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 20 other comics for a total score of 0.6296.
http://xkcd.com/83/

84

National Language - 2006-04-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/national_language.jpg
"National Language"
"She's pretty sharp when provoked."

This comic beat 43 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6615.
http://xkcd.com/84/

85

Paths - 2006-04-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/paths.jpg
"Paths"
"It's true, I think about this all the time."

This comic beat 44 other comics and was beaten by 23 other comics for a total score of 0.6567.
http://xkcd.com/85/

86

Digital Rights Management - 2006-04-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sony_microsoft_mpaa_riaa_apple.jpg
"Digital Rights Management"
"If you're interested in the subject, Lawrence Lessig's 'Free Culture' is pretty good"

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.4789.
http://xkcd.com/86/

87

Velociraptors - 2006-04-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/velociraptors.jpg
"Velociraptors"
"You're probably thinking, 'has it been a decade?' It's been over thirteen years, buddy."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.6129.
http://xkcd.com/87/

88

Escher Bracelet - 2006-04-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/escher_wristband.jpg
"Escher Bracelet"
"The only downside is that it would be a little uncomfortable"

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.4462.
http://xkcd.com/88/

89

Gravitational Mass - 2006-04-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/gravitational_mass.jpg
"Gravitational Mass"
"She's so fat the attraction goes up as the CUBE of the distance instead of the square"

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4844.
http://xkcd.com/89/

90

Jacket - 2006-04-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/jacket.jpg
"Jacket"
"We have this conversation at least once a day in my apartment"

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 17 other comics for a total score of 0.7119.
http://xkcd.com/90/

91

Pwned - 2006-04-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pwned.png
"Pwned"
"I'm sure a discussion of the reason for the disappearance of adventure games in favor of RPGs would be fascinating"

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5000.
http://xkcd.com/91/

92

Sunrise - 2006-04-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sunrise.jpg
"Sunrise"
"Sometimes, I sit on top of parking decks and watch the sun rise. I feel like I should have a guitar or something."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.5806.
http://xkcd.com/92/

93

Jeremy Irons - 2006-04-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/jeremy_irons.jpg
"Jeremy Irons"
"Movies that I know word-for-word, part one"

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.4561.
http://xkcd.com/93/

94

Profile Creation Flowchart - 2006-04-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/profile_flowchart.jpg
"Profile Creation Flowchart"
"This one goes out to xxCrazyPixie1987xx"

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5082.
http://xkcd.com/94/

95

The Sierpinski Penis Game - 2006-04-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_sierpinski_penis_game.jpg
"The Sierpinski Penis Game"
"Inappropriate places for the Penis Game include baby showers and terrorist attacks"

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.4426.
http://xkcd.com/95/

96

Mail - 2006-05-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/mail.png
"Mail"
"I'm on the USPS No Fly List"

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.3548.
http://xkcd.com/96/

97

A Simple Plan - 2006-05-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/a_simple_plan.jpg
"A Simple Plan"
"This is true. The lyrics are ridiculous."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.4000.
http://xkcd.com/97/

98

Fall Apart - 2006-05-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/fall_apart.jpg
"Fall Apart"
"#pugglewumper Tashari got me some ink pens! I've been experimenting with them."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.4364.
http://xkcd.com/98/

99

Binary Heart - 2006-05-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/binary_heart.jpg
"Binary Heart"
"i love you"

This comic beat 17 other comics and was beaten by 51 other comics for a total score of 0.2500.
http://xkcd.com/99/

100

Family Circus - 2006-05-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/family_circus.jpg
"Family Circus"
"This was my friend David's idea"

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.4394.
http://xkcd.com/100/

101

Laser Scope - 2006-05-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/laser_scope.jpg
"Laser Scope"
"I wish I'd missed you then so I wouldn't be missing you now"

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 39 other comics for a total score of 0.4800.
http://xkcd.com/101/

102

Back to the Future - 2006-05-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/back_to_the_future.jpg
"Back to the Future"
"He's kind of an asshole, when you think about it"

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4500.
http://xkcd.com/102/

103

Moral Relativity - 2006-05-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/moral_relativity.jpg
"Moral Relativity"
"It's science!"

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.5439.
http://xkcd.com/103/

104

Find You - 2006-05-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/find_you.jpg
"Find You"
"I'm like the Terminator, except with love!"

This comic beat 19 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.3393.
http://xkcd.com/104/

105

Parallel Universe - 2006-05-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/parallel_universe.jpg
"Parallel Universe"
"It's possible. Better to be on the safe side."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.4516.
http://xkcd.com/105/

106

Wright Brothers - 2006-05-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/wright_brothers.png
"Wright Brothers"
"I'm not sure if this is actually true"

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.5968.
http://xkcd.com/106/

107

Snakes on a Plane! 2 - 2006-05-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/snakes_on_a_plane_2.jpg
"Snakes on a Plane! 2"
"James suggested this, and I have to agree. It'd be much worse."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6207.
http://xkcd.com/107/

108

M.C. Hammer Slide - 2006-05-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/mc_hammer_slide.png
"M.C. Hammer Slide"
"Once, long ago, I saw this girl go by. I didn't stop and talk to her, and I've regretted it ever since."

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.5094.
http://xkcd.com/108/

109

Spoiler Alert - 2006-05-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/spoiler_alert.png
"Spoiler Alert"
"And then it turns out they're both Tyler Durden."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4590.
http://xkcd.com/109/

110

Clark Gable - 2006-06-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/clark_gable.jpg
"Clark Gable"
"Frankly, my dear, I don't give a BITCH ASS SHIT FUCK DAMN"

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.4667.
http://xkcd.com/110/

111

Firefox and Witchcraft - The Connection? - 2006-06-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/firefox_wicca.png
"Firefox and Witchcraft - The Connection?"
"ThisadpaidforbythecounciltopromoteMicrosoftandChristianity. Remember, The Bible is Closed Source."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.3846.
http://xkcd.com/111/

112

Baring My Heart - 2006-06-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/baring_my_heart.png
"Baring My Heart"
"I'm just trying to explain, please don't be jealous! Man, why are all my relationships ruined by early 90's rappers?"

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.5098.
http://xkcd.com/112/

113

Riemann-Zeta - 2006-06-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/riemann-zeta.jpg
"Riemann-Zeta"
"The graph is of the magnitude of the function with the real value between 0 and 2 and the imaginary between about 35 and 40. I've misplaced the exact parameters I used."

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.5156.
http://xkcd.com/113/

114

Computational Linguists - 2006-06-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/computational_linguists.png
"Computational Linguists"
"Chomskyists, generative linguists, and Ryan North, your days are numbered."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.4561.
http://xkcd.com/114/

115

Meerkat - 2006-06-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/meerkat.jpg
"Meerkat"
"Gorilla, yes. Adorable golden retriever, yes. But it says nothing about meerkats."

This comic beat 19 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.3878.
http://xkcd.com/115/

116

City - 2006-06-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/city.jpg
"City"
"God, she's such a whore."

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 49 other comics for a total score of 0.3553.
http://xkcd.com/116/

117

Pong - 2006-06-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pong.png
"Pong"
"Following this, the pong paddle went on a mission to destroy Atari headquarters and, due to a mixup, found himself inside the game The Matrix Reloaded. Boy, was THAT ever hard to explain to him."

This comic beat 50 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.6667.
http://xkcd.com/117/

118

50 Ways - 2006-06-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/50_ways.png
"50 Ways"
"I woke up to find that I had scrawled the last line of this sleepily on a sheet of paper on my desk. I shouldn't have listened to the 70's hit marathon on the way home from work the night before."

This comic beat 18 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.3103.
http://xkcd.com/118/

119

Worst Band Name Ever - 2006-06-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/hedgeclipper.jpg
"Worst Band Name Ever"
"You can just see his dejection as he realizes he's the lead guitar in 'Hedgeclipper'"

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.3962.
http://xkcd.com/119/

120

Dating Service - 2006-06-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/dating_service.png
"Dating Service"
"I don't understand why people are so disingenuous! I just want someone to walk with!"

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 20 other comics for a total score of 0.6429.
http://xkcd.com/120/

121

Balloon - 2006-06-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/balloon.png
"Balloon"
"So I'm a bad person."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.5357.
http://xkcd.com/121/

122

Quirky Girls - 2006-06-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/quirky_girls.png
"Quirky Girls"
"Romantic comedy heroines, I'm talking to you."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.5763.
http://xkcd.com/122/

123

Centrifugal Force - 2006-07-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/centrifugal_force.png
"Centrifugal Force"
"You spin me right round, baby, right round, in a manner depriving me of an inertial reference frame. Baby."

This comic beat 44 other comics and was beaten by 18 other comics for a total score of 0.7097.
http://xkcd.com/123/

124

Blogofractal - 2006-07-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/blogofractal.png
"Blogofractal"
"Edward Tufte's 'The Visual Display of Quantitative Information' is a fantastic book, and should be required reading for anyone in either the sciences or graphic design."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4844.
http://xkcd.com/124/

125

Marketing Interview - 2006-07-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/marketing_interview.png
"Marketing Interview"
"There are a lot of books on marketing out there. I wonder if you're safest just buying the most popular one."

This comic beat 50 other comics and was beaten by 21 other comics for a total score of 0.7042.
http://xkcd.com/125/

126

Red Spiders Cometh - 2006-07-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/red_spiders_cometh.jpg
"Red Spiders Cometh"
"Uh-oh."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 62 other comics for a total score of 0.2791.
http://xkcd.com/126/

127

The Fast and the Furious - 2006-07-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_fast_and_the_furious.jpg
"The Fast and the Furious"
"Sometimes when I steer shopping carts around corners, I slide them a little and pretend I'm getting the blue spark boost."

This comic beat 15 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.3261.
http://xkcd.com/127/

128

dPain over dt - 2006-07-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/dPain_over_dt.png
"dPain over dt"
"You laugh to keep from crying, you do math to keep from crying . . ."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.4615.
http://xkcd.com/128/

129

Content Protection - 2006-07-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/content_protection.png
"Content Protection"
"If you think the purveyors of DRM simply want to protect artists, check out chapters 13 and 14 in Free Culture, by Lawrence Lessig. Their goal is the elimination of all culture they don't control."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.4328.
http://xkcd.com/129/

130

Julia Stiles - 2006-07-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/julia_stiles.jpg
"Julia Stiles"
"I found an old tape of this episode in my family's closet. Check the news section of the forums to see the clip!"

This comic beat 12 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.2264.
http://xkcd.com/130/

131

Fans - 2006-07-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/fans.png
"Fans"
"It's not going to break the fan, bouncing a rubber ball off the wall isn't going to dent it, and the roof can hold me just fine. You LIED!"

This comic beat 51 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.6296.
http://xkcd.com/131/

132

Music Knowledge - 2006-07-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/music_knowledge.png
"Music Knowledge"
"When Guitar Hero 2 comes out I'll have fresh conversational material for MONTHS."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.6032.
http://xkcd.com/132/

133

The Raven - 2006-07-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_raven.jpg
"The Raven"
"Yes, Eminem is wearing a sleeveless hoodie. What of it?"

This comic beat 23 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.4259.
http://xkcd.com/133/

134

Myspace - 2006-07-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/myspace.png
"Myspace"
"It's like they got together and said 'what do we miss most from the internet in 1998? that's right, embedded MIDI!'"

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5161.
http://xkcd.com/134/

135

Substitute - 2006-07-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/substitute.png
"Substitute"
"YOU THINK THIS IS FUNNY?"

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 17 other comics for a total score of 0.6852.
http://xkcd.com/135/

136

Science Fair - 2006-08-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/science_fair.png
"Science Fair"
"This project actually inspired a two-hour powerpoint presentation that Al Gore gave around the country."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.3636.
http://xkcd.com/136/

137

Dreams - 2006-08-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/dreams.png
"Dreams"
"In Connor's second thesis it is stated 'There is no fate but what we make for ourselves.' Does the routine destroy our creativity or do we lose creativity and fall into the routine? Anyway, who's up for a road trip!"

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.5694.
http://xkcd.com/137/

138

Pointers - 2006-08-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pointers.png
"Pointers"
"Every computer, at the unreachable memory address 0x-1, stores a secret. I found it, and it is that all humans ar-- SEGMENTATION FAULT."

This comic beat 45 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.6250.
http://xkcd.com/138/

139

I Have Owned Two Electric Skateboards - 2006-08-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/electric_skateboards.png
"I Have Owned Two Electric Skateboards"
"Both the skateboards I owned were pretty cheap and broke from heavy use; I'm gonna get a really nice one if I move to the city."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5652.
http://xkcd.com/139/

140

Delicious - 2006-08-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/delicious.png
"Delicious"
"I'm currently in the I Have Cheese phase of this cycle."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 16 other comics for a total score of 0.6981.
http://xkcd.com/140/

141

Parody Week: Achewood - 2006-08-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/achewood.png
"Parody Week: Achewood"
"I always wanted to impress them with how well I could hear, didn't you? Also, this sets the record for number of awkward-pause panels in one strip (previously held by Achewood)"

This comic beat 16 other comics and was beaten by 48 other comics for a total score of 0.2500.
http://xkcd.com/141/

142

Parody Week: Megatokyo - 2006-08-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/megaxkcd.png
"Parody Week: Megatokyo"
"I just want to give him a hug or something."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 44 other comics for a total score of 0.3714.
http://xkcd.com/142/

143

Parody Week: TFD and Natalie Dee - 2006-08-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tfd_nataliedee.png
"Parody Week: TFD and Natalie Dee"
"Although bees with tires would be kinda funny."

This comic beat 18 other comics and was beaten by 47 other comics for a total score of 0.2769.
http://xkcd.com/143/

144

Parody Week: A Softer World - 2006-08-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/a_softer_robot.jpg
"Parody Week: A Softer World"
"The robot is pregnant. It isn't mine."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.5424.
http://xkcd.com/144/

145

Parody Week: Dinosaur Comics - 2006-08-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/dinosaur_comics.png
"Parody Week: Dinosaur Comics"
"Guys: while I was writing this, I accidentally swallowed a table-sized slab of drywall. I know! Wacky."

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.4426.
http://xkcd.com/145/

146

Join Myspace - 2006-08-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/join_myspace.png
"Join Myspace"
"I really shouldn't abuse that power so heavily."

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.5062.
http://xkcd.com/146/

147

A Way So Familiar - 2006-08-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/a_way_so_familiar.png
"A Way So Familiar"
"Two Hedwig references, an obscure Joey Comeau reference, and a girl with a mohawk. Yes."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.3871.
http://xkcd.com/147/

148

Mispronouncing - 2006-08-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/mispronouncing.png
"Mispronouncing"
"My pal Emad does this all the time. 'Hey man, which way to the airpart?'"

This comic beat 51 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.6623.
http://xkcd.com/148/

149

Sandwich - 2006-08-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sandwich.png
"Sandwich"
"Proper User Policy apparently means Simon Says."

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.5616.
http://xkcd.com/149/

150

Grownups - 2006-08-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/grownups.png
"Grownups"
"I've looked into this, and I can't figure out a way to do it cheaply. And I guess it wouldn't be sanitary."

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.6176.
http://xkcd.com/150/

151

Mario - 2006-09-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/mario.png
"Mario"
"Why would anyone ever, ever say that? Please, nobody ever say that."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.4444.
http://xkcd.com/151/

152

Hamster Ball - 2006-09-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/hamster_ball.png
"Hamster Ball"
"Reportedly, double-walled inflatable balls like this exist somewhere. Now to find that place."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 18 other comics for a total score of 0.6538.
http://xkcd.com/152/

153

Cryptography - 2006-09-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cryptography.png
"Cryptography"
"If you got a big keyspace, let me search it."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.5147.
http://xkcd.com/153/

154

Beliefs - 2006-09-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/beliefs.jpg
"Beliefs"
"Scientists are also sexy, let's not forget that."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 19 other comics for a total score of 0.6415.
http://xkcd.com/154/

155

Search History - 2006-09-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/search_history.png
"Search History"
"SomethingAwful has a wonderful compilation of crazy AOL searches in their Weekend Web archives, 2006-08-13."

This comic beat 51 other comics and was beaten by 21 other comics for a total score of 0.7083.
http://xkcd.com/155/

156

Commented - 2006-09-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/commented.png
"Commented"
"Your IDE's color may vary."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.4545.
http://xkcd.com/156/

157

Filler Art - 2006-09-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/filler_art.png
"Filler Art"
"Maybe I should let up on Megatokyo a little?"

This comic beat 46 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.6571.
http://xkcd.com/157/

158

Six Months - 2006-09-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/six_months.png
"Six Months"
"But then she does that thing with her tongue and I remember why I left you."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.4286.
http://xkcd.com/158/

159

Boombox - 2006-09-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/boombox.png
"Boombox"
"And she's gonna feel like a jerk when she realizes it was actually Under Pressure."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5821.
http://xkcd.com/159/

160

Penny Arcade Parody - 2006-09-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/penny_arcade_parody.png
"Penny Arcade Parody"
"No one show this to Tycho's wife, okay?"

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 47 other comics for a total score of 0.3649.
http://xkcd.com/160/

161

Accident - 2006-09-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/accident.png
"Accident"
"As far as treachery-as-driving-music goes, Katamari music is matched only by Guitar Hero music."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5313.
http://xkcd.com/161/

162

Angular Momentum - 2006-09-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/angular_momentum.jpg
"Angular Momentum"
"With reasonable assumptions about latitude and body shape, how much time might she gain them? Note: whatever the answer, sunrise always comes too soon. (Also, is it worth it if she throws up?)"

This comic beat 47 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.6620.
http://xkcd.com/162/

163

Donald Knuth - 2006-09-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/donald_knuth.png
"Donald Knuth"
"His books were kinda intimidating; rappelling down through his skylight seemed like the best option."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.5345.
http://xkcd.com/163/

164

Playing Devil's Advocate to Win - 2006-09-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/global_warming.png
"Playing Devil's Advocate to Win"
"There are so many well-meaning conservatives around here who just assume global warming is only presented as a moral issue for political reasons."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.4167.
http://xkcd.com/164/

165

Turn Signals - 2006-10-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/turn_signals.png
"Turn Signals"
"I'm not very good at meeting people."

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5857.
http://xkcd.com/165/

166

Misusing Slang - 2006-10-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/misusing_slang.png
"Misusing Slang"
"It slowly dawns on us that our parents knew exactly what they were doing."

This comic beat 50 other comics and was beaten by 14 other comics for a total score of 0.7813.
http://xkcd.com/166/

167

Nihilism - 2006-10-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/nihilism.png
"Nihilism"
"Why can't you have normal existential angst like all the other boys?"

This comic beat 50 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.5747.
http://xkcd.com/167/

168

Reverse Euphemisms - 2006-10-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/reverse_euphemisms.png
"Reverse Euphemisms"
"I'm still waiting for a chance to use 'I have to see a man about a horse'."

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4500.
http://xkcd.com/168/

169

Words that End in GRY - 2006-10-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/words_that_end_in_gry.png
"Words that End in GRY"
"The fifth panel also applies to postmodernists."

This comic beat 47 other comics and was beaten by 21 other comics for a total score of 0.6912.
http://xkcd.com/169/

170

Turn Back - 2006-10-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/turn_back.png
"Turn Back"
"I hear that these days Bill Watterson is happy just painting in the Ohio woods with his father and doesn't get any mail or talk to anyone."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.5781.
http://xkcd.com/170/

171

String Theory - 2006-10-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/string_theory.png
"String Theory"
"This works on pretty much every level."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 17 other comics for a total score of 0.6531.
http://xkcd.com/171/

172

Skateboarding is Not a Crime - 2006-10-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/skateboarding_is_not_a_crime.png
"Skateboarding is Not a Crime"
"'Arrest me, I'm a skateboarder' is an even more obnoxious variant."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.4545.
http://xkcd.com/172/

173

Movie Seating - 2006-10-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/movie_seating.png
"Movie Seating"
"It's like the traveling salesman problem, but the endpoints are different and you can't ask your friends for help because they're sitting three seats down."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5000.
http://xkcd.com/173/

174

That's What SHE Said - 2006-10-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/thats_what_she_said.png
"That's What SHE Said"
"Yes, I mean she said that during sex. Yes, it was a little weird."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.4638.
http://xkcd.com/174/

175

Automatic Doors - 2006-10-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/automatic_doors.png
"Automatic Doors"
"I hope no automatic doors I know read this. I would be so embarrassed."

This comic beat 46 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.6216.
http://xkcd.com/175/

176

Before Sunrise - 2006-10-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/before_sunrise.png
"Before Sunrise"
"It's an amazing time of day; the light is great for photography."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 23 other comics for a total score of 0.6167.
http://xkcd.com/176/

177

Alice and Bob - 2006-10-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/alice_and_bob.png
"Alice and Bob"
"Yet one more reason I'm barred from speaking at crypto conferences."

This comic beat 20 other comics and was beaten by 44 other comics for a total score of 0.3125.
http://xkcd.com/177/

178

Not Really Into Pokemon - 2006-11-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/not_really_into_pokemon.png
"Not Really Into Pokemon"
"As of this writing, Ubuntu 6.10 and Firefox 2.0 have left my computer a complete mess."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 12 other comics for a total score of 0.7551.
http://xkcd.com/178/

179

e to the pi times i - 2006-11-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/e_to_the_pi_times_i.png
"e to the pi times i"
"I have never been totally satisfied by the explanations for why e to the ix gives a sinusoidal wave."

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 23 other comics for a total score of 0.6406.
http://xkcd.com/179/

180

Canada - 2006-11-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/canada.png
"Canada"
"IT'S ALL REAL"

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 19 other comics for a total score of 0.6885.
http://xkcd.com/180/

181

Interblag - 2006-11-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/interblag.png
"Interblag"
"Sometimes I hate the internet. Sometimes it makes me happy that 'The Tubes' has become slang for the internet so quickly."

This comic beat 23 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.4510.
http://xkcd.com/181/

182

Nash - 2006-11-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/nash.png
"Nash"
"Maybe someday science will get over its giant collective crush on Richard Feynman. But I doubt it!"

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.3939.
http://xkcd.com/182/

183

Snacktime Rules - 2006-11-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/snacktime_rules.png
"Snacktime Rules"
"I am not making this rule up. Although my mom wants you all to know it made perfect sense at the time."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5254.
http://xkcd.com/183/

184

Matrix Transform - 2006-11-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/matrix_transform.png
"Matrix Transform"
"In fact, draw all your rotational matrices sideways. Your professors will love it! And then they'll go home and shrink."

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.3684.
http://xkcd.com/184/

185

Wikifriends - 2006-11-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/wikifriends.png
"Wikifriends"
"It's crazy how much my gut opinion of a movie/song is swayed by what other people say, regardless of how I felt coming out of the theater."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.3939.
http://xkcd.com/185/

186

Console Lines - 2006-11-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/console_lines.png
"Console Lines"
"If I get a Wii, it will be the first game console I've owned."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5588.
http://xkcd.com/186/

187

The Familiar - 2006-11-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_familiar.png
"The Familiar"
"When I say we should do something sometime, I'm secretly hoping you'll say 'Why not now?'"

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.4032.
http://xkcd.com/187/

188

Reload - 2006-11-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/reload.png
"Reload"
"And watch out for that guy from comic #53."

This comic beat 57 other comics and was beaten by 23 other comics for a total score of 0.7125.
http://xkcd.com/188/

189

Exercise - 2006-11-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/exercise.png
"Exercise"
"I haven't had the patience for RPGs in a long time."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.5075.
http://xkcd.com/189/

190

IPoD - 2006-11-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ipod.png
"IPoD"
"For smaller numbers he has to SAVE lives. The birthrate channel is even more of a mixed bag."

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5915.
http://xkcd.com/190/

191

Lojban - 2006-12-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/lojban.png
"Lojban"
"zo'o ta jitfa .i .e'o xu do pendo mi"

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5833.
http://xkcd.com/191/

192

Working for Google - 2006-12-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/working_for_google.png
"Working for Google"
"I hear once you've worked there for 256 days they teach you the secret of levitation."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.5763.
http://xkcd.com/192/

193

The Perfect Sound - 2006-12-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_perfect_sound.png
"The Perfect Sound"
"Oh, what a pity, can't you understand . . ."

This comic beat 40 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5714.
http://xkcd.com/193/

194

Penises - 2006-12-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/penises.png
"Penises"
"The penis varies in size when flaccid and is pretty consistently about yea big when erect. Anyway, back to the sitcom one-liners and the constant flow of spam."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4590.
http://xkcd.com/194/

195

Map of the Internet - 2006-12-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/map_of_the_internet.jpg
"Map of the Internet"
"For the IPv6 map just imagine the XP default desktop picture."

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.5156.
http://xkcd.com/195/

196

Command Line Fu - 2006-12-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/command_line_fu.png
"Command Line Fu"
"When designing an interface, imagine that your program is all that stands between the user and hot, sweaty, tangled-bedsheets-fingertips-digging-into-the-back sex."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5082.
http://xkcd.com/196/

197

Ninja Turtles - 2006-12-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ninja_turtles.png
"Ninja Turtles"
"The henchmen Bebop and Rocksteady have hijacked the musical genres for us just like the Lone Ranger hijacked the William Tell Overture for our parents."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 45 other comics for a total score of 0.4375.
http://xkcd.com/197/

198

Perspective - 2006-12-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/perspective.png
"Perspective"
"I wonder what I was dreaming to prompt that. I hope it wasn't the Richard Stallman Cirque de Soleil thing again."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.4789.
http://xkcd.com/198/

199

Right-Hand Rule - 2006-12-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/right_hand_rule.png
"Right-Hand Rule"
"To really expand your mind try some noncartesian porn. Edwin Abbot Abbott has nothing on 'Girls on Girls in Tightly Closed Nonorientable Spaces'."

This comic beat 23 other comics and was beaten by 23 other comics for a total score of 0.5000.
http://xkcd.com/199/

200

Bill Nye - 2006-12-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/bill_nye.png
"Bill Nye"
"You could at least not wear the lab coat everywhere, dude."

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 20 other comics for a total score of 0.6721.
http://xkcd.com/200/

201

Christmas GPS - 2006-12-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/christmas_gps.png
"Christmas GPS"
"If it's over water, and you can't get a boat or revise the rules to preserve the makeout, there is no helping you."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.5536.
http://xkcd.com/201/

202

YouTube - 2006-12-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/youtube.png
"YouTube"
"I pray GunPistolMan never learns the word 'sheeple'."

This comic beat 49 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.6622.
http://xkcd.com/202/

203

Hallucinations - 2006-12-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/hallucinations.png
"Hallucinations"
"And the possibility of lucid dreaming just makes it that much more fascinating."

This comic beat 46 other comics and was beaten by 20 other comics for a total score of 0.6970.
http://xkcd.com/203/

204

America - 2007-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/america.png
"America"
"The younger folk in the audience think this is a joke."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.4717.
http://xkcd.com/204/

205

Candy Button Paper - 2007-01-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/candy_button_paper.png
"Candy Button Paper"
"Nonrewritable tape?"

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.4746.
http://xkcd.com/205/

206

Reno Rhymes - 2007-01-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/reno_rhymes.png
"Reno Rhymes"
"Did you shoot a man in Reno? Now, I don't mean to pry."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.4559.
http://xkcd.com/206/

207

What xkcd Means - 2007-01-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/what_xkcd_means.png
"What xkcd Means"
"It means shuffling quickly past nuns on the street with ketchup in your palms, pretending you're hiding stigmata."

This comic beat 45 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.6338.
http://xkcd.com/207/

208

Regular Expressions - 2007-01-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/regular_expressions.png
"Regular Expressions"
"Wait, forgot to escape a space. Wheeeeee[taptaptap]eeeeee."

This comic beat 46 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.6053.
http://xkcd.com/208/

209

Kayak - 2007-01-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/kayak.png
"Kayak"
"Man, there's future *everywhere*."

This comic beat 40 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6452.
http://xkcd.com/209/

210

90's Flowchart - 2007-01-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/90s_flowchart.png
"90's Flowchart"
"Freestyle rapping is basically applied Markov chains."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.4746.
http://xkcd.com/210/

211

Hamster Ball Heist - 2007-01-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/hamster_ball_heist.png
"Hamster Ball Heist"
"First person to bring me Wayne Coyne in a hamster ball gets a free t-shirt! He gets one too."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.5781.
http://xkcd.com/211/

212

Brain - 2007-01-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/brain.png
"Brain"
"The rest is fear of raptors."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.5714.
http://xkcd.com/212/

213

Ghostbusters Marathon - 2007-01-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ghostbusters_marathon.png
"Ghostbusters Marathon"
"If you walk out that door you'll be crossing the Rubicon with me, and that's one stream I'm not ready to cross."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.4118.
http://xkcd.com/213/

214

The Problem with Wikipedia - 2007-01-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_problem_with_wikipedia.png
"The Problem with Wikipedia"
"'Taft in a wet t-shirt contest' is the key image here."

This comic beat 43 other comics and was beaten by 15 other comics for a total score of 0.7414.
http://xkcd.com/214/

215

Letting Go - 2007-01-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/letting_go.png
"Letting Go"
"At least I never gave her the root password."

This comic beat 19 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.3115.
http://xkcd.com/215/

216

Romantic Drama Equation - 2007-01-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/romantic_drama_equation.png
"Romantic Drama Equation"
"Real-life prospective-pairing curves over things like age can get depressing."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 45 other comics for a total score of 0.3478.
http://xkcd.com/216/

217

e to the pi Minus pi - 2007-01-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/e_to_the_pi_minus_pi.png
"e to the pi Minus pi"
"Also, I hear the 4th root of (9^2 + 19^2/22) is pi."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.6094.
http://xkcd.com/217/

218

Nintendo Surgeon - 2007-02-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/nintendo_surgeon.png
"Nintendo Surgeon"
"Scary thought #138: Raptors coming down the waterslide behind me."

This comic beat 43 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.5811.
http://xkcd.com/218/

219

Blanket Fort - 2007-02-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/blanket_fort.png
"Blanket Fort"
"Also, we have a fort out in the woods where we stashed that hooker's body."

This comic beat 53 other comics and was beaten by 21 other comics for a total score of 0.7162.
http://xkcd.com/219/

220

Philosophy - 2007-02-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/philosophy.png
"Philosophy"
"It's like the squirt bottle we use with the cat."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5672.
http://xkcd.com/220/

221

Random Number - 2007-02-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/random_number.png
"Random Number"
"RFC 1149.5 specifies 4 as the standard IEEE-vetted random number."

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.5526.
http://xkcd.com/221/

222

Small Talk - 2007-02-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/small_talk.png
"Small Talk"
"But surely I owe you an accurate answer!"

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5238.
http://xkcd.com/222/

223

Valentine's Day - 2007-02-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/valentines_day.jpg
"Valentine's Day"
"One of these days me and Joey Comeau will get around to subverting the hetero-normative paradigm and fixing all this."

This comic beat 13 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.2653.
http://xkcd.com/223/

224

Lisp - 2007-02-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/lisp.jpg
"Lisp"
"We lost the documentation on quantum mechanics. You'll have to decode the regexes yourself."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5455.
http://xkcd.com/224/

225

Open Source - 2007-02-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/open_source.png
"Open Source"
"Later we'll dress up like Big Oil thugs and jump Ralph Nader."

This comic beat 43 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.5733.
http://xkcd.com/225/

226

Swingset - 2007-02-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/swingset.png
"Swingset"
"Someone bring me a pocket fan so I can drift around the yard."

This comic beat 45 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.6429.
http://xkcd.com/226/

227

Color Codes - 2007-02-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/color_codes.png
"Color Codes"
"(It's the TMBG Dial-a-Song line, to save you some time.)"

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5692.
http://xkcd.com/227/

228

Resonance - 2007-02-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/resonance.png
"Resonance"
"It's really hard to control the frequency, actually."

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.5753.
http://xkcd.com/228/

229

Graffiti - 2007-02-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/graffiti.png
"Graffiti"
"FOR AN INTRIGUING TIME CALL"

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 18 other comics for a total score of 0.6667.
http://xkcd.com/229/

230

Hamiltonian - 2007-03-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/hamiltonian.png
"Hamiltonian"
"The problem with perspective is that it's bidirectional."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.5200.
http://xkcd.com/230/

231

Cat Proximity - 2007-03-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cat_proximity.png
"Cat Proximity"
"Yes you are! And you're sitting there! Hi, kitty!"

This comic beat 48 other comics and was beaten by 18 other comics for a total score of 0.7273.
http://xkcd.com/231/

232

Chess Enlightenment - 2007-03-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/chess_enlightenment.png
"Chess Enlightenment"
"You know that 'sweep the pieces off the board and see it in your mind' thing? Doesn't work."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.4516.
http://xkcd.com/232/

233

A New CAPTCHA Approach - 2007-03-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/a_new_captcha_approach.png
"A New CAPTCHA Approach"
"They'd use that Futurama episode with Fry's dog, but even spambots cry at that."

This comic beat 54 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.5934.
http://xkcd.com/233/

234

Escape Artist - 2007-03-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/escape_artist.png
"Escape Artist"
"Easier to escape: n-layered nested quotes or an iron maiden?"

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.4143.
http://xkcd.com/234/

235

Kite - 2007-03-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/kite.jpg
"Kite"
"It's easy to regret your awkward conversations but hard to regret the ones you didn't have."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.5342.
http://xkcd.com/235/

236

Collecting Double-Takes - 2007-03-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/collecting_double_takes.png
"Collecting Double-Takes"
"Fun game: find a combination of two items that most freaks out the cashier. Winner: pregnancy test and single coat hanger."

This comic beat 45 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.6522.
http://xkcd.com/236/

237

Keyboards are Disgusting - 2007-03-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/keyboards_are_disgusting.png
"Keyboards are Disgusting"
"Alternate method: convince them to pretend it's an Etch-a-Sketch and try to erase it."

This comic beat 45 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.6164.
http://xkcd.com/237/

238

Pet Peeve #114 - 2007-03-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pet_peeve_114.png
"Pet Peeve #114"
"I'm reading a goddamn book, thank you very much."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 44 other comics for a total score of 0.3889.
http://xkcd.com/238/

239

Blagofaire - 2007-03-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/blagofaire.png
"Blagofaire"
"Things were better before the Structuring and the Levels."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 21 other comics for a total score of 0.5800.
http://xkcd.com/239/

240

Dream Girl - 2007-03-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/dream_girl.png
"Dream Girl"
"No matter how elaborately you fool yourself."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.5263.
http://xkcd.com/240/

241

Battle Room - 2007-03-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/battle_room.png
"Battle Room"
"Bean actually sabotaged it just to give Dink the excuse to make that joke."

This comic beat 19 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.3654.
http://xkcd.com/241/

242

The Difference - 2007-03-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_difference.png
"The Difference"
"How could you choose avoiding a little pain over understanding a magic lightning machine?"

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 16 other comics for a total score of 0.6735.
http://xkcd.com/242/

243

Appropriate Term - 2007-04-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/appropriate_term.png
"Appropriate Term"
"I know a lot of people hate these, but I prefer them to touchpads."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 21 other comics for a total score of 0.6038.
http://xkcd.com/243/

244

Tabletop Roleplaying - 2007-04-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tabletop_roleplaying.png
"Tabletop Roleplaying"
"I may have also tossed one of a pair of teleportation rings into the ocean, with interesting results."

This comic beat 45 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.6081.
http://xkcd.com/244/

245

Floor Tiles - 2007-04-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/floor_tiles.png
"Floor Tiles"
"The worst part is when sidewalk cracks are out-of-sync with your natural stride."

This comic beat 43 other comics and was beaten by 12 other comics for a total score of 0.7818.
http://xkcd.com/245/

246

Labyrinth Puzzle - 2007-04-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/labyrinth_puzzle.png
"Labyrinth Puzzle"
"And the whole setup is just a trap to capture escaping logicians. None of the doors actually lead out."

This comic beat 57 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.6951.
http://xkcd.com/246/

247

Factoring the Time - 2007-04-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/factoring_the_time.png
"Factoring the Time"
"I occasionally do this with mile markers on the highway."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.5143.
http://xkcd.com/247/

248

Hypotheticals - 2007-04-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/hypotheticals.png
"Hypotheticals"
"What if someone broke out of a hypothetical situation in your room right now?"

This comic beat 40 other comics and was beaten by 17 other comics for a total score of 0.7018.
http://xkcd.com/248/

249

Chess Photo - 2007-04-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/chess_photo.png
"Chess Photo"
"We once tried playing blindfold chess on the Aerosmith ride at Disney World."

This comic beat 43 other comics and was beaten by 18 other comics for a total score of 0.7049.
http://xkcd.com/249/

250

Snopes - 2007-04-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/snopes.png
"Snopes"
"The MythBusters are even more sinister."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.4769.
http://xkcd.com/250/

251

CD Tray Fight - 2007-04-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cd_tray_fight.png
"CD Tray Fight"
"This is silly, of course. The enemy will be born in the network."

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 17 other comics for a total score of 0.7119.
http://xkcd.com/251/

252

Escalators - 2007-04-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/escalators.png
"Escalators"
"The one time I tried, I got hit by a slinky going down at double speed."

This comic beat 47 other comics and was beaten by 23 other comics for a total score of 0.6714.
http://xkcd.com/252/

253

Highway Engineer Pranks - 2007-04-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/highway_engineer_pranks.png
"Highway Engineer Pranks"
"Prank #11: Boston"

This comic beat 44 other comics and was beaten by 18 other comics for a total score of 0.7097.
http://xkcd.com/253/

254

Comic Fragment - 2007-04-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/comic_fragment.jpg
"Comic Fragment"
"No one wants an explanation more than us. Except Ms. Garofalo."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.4828.
http://xkcd.com/254/

255

Subjectivity - 2007-04-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/subjectivity.png
"Subjectivity"
"Or maybe the slide is like Aslan, and gets taller as I do (except without the feeling of discomfort when I reach my teens and suddenly get the Christ stuff.)"

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 18 other comics for a total score of 0.6786.
http://xkcd.com/255/

256

Online Communities - 2007-05-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/online_communities_small.png
"Online Communities"
"I'm waiting for the day when, if you tell someone 'I'm from the internet', instead of laughing they just ask 'oh, what part?'"

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 20 other comics for a total score of 0.6491.
http://xkcd.com/256/

257

Code Talkers - 2007-05-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/code_talkers.png
"Code Talkers"
"As far as I can tell, Navajo doesn't have a common word for 'zero'. do-neh-lini means 'neutral'."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.5769.
http://xkcd.com/257/

258

Conspiracy Theories - 2007-05-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/conspiracy_theories.png
"Conspiracy Theories"
"There are a lot of graduate-educated young-earth creationists."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.5738.
http://xkcd.com/258/

259

Clichéd Exchanges - 2007-05-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cliched_exchanges.png
"Clichéd Exchanges"
"It's like they say, you gotta fight fire with clichés."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.5286.
http://xkcd.com/259/

260

The Glass Necklace - 2007-05-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_glass_necklace.png
"The Glass Necklace"
"Well, for some value of 'actually work'."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5625.
http://xkcd.com/260/

261

Regarding Mussolini - 2007-05-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/regarding_mussolini.png
"Regarding Mussolini"
"Constantly stopping these briefings halfway through is becoming a pain."

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 21 other comics for a total score of 0.6111.
http://xkcd.com/261/

262

IN UR REALITY - 2007-05-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/in_ur_reality.png
"IN UR REALITY"
"Hey, at least I ran out of staples."

This comic beat 46 other comics and was beaten by 16 other comics for a total score of 0.7419.
http://xkcd.com/262/

263

Certainty - 2007-05-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/certainty.png
"Certainty"
"a(b+c)=(ab)+(ac). Politicize that, bitches."

This comic beat 48 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.5926.
http://xkcd.com/263/

264

Choices: Part 1 - 2007-05-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/choices_part_1.jpg
"Choices: Part 1"
"Wait, damn, I think I spotted a new email on the last refresh."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.4815.
http://xkcd.com/264/

265

Choices: Part 2 - 2007-05-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/choices_part_2.jpg
"Choices: Part 2"
"Maybe someday I'll get to write the Wikipedia article about this place! Wait, damn, original research."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 46 other comics for a total score of 0.3521.
http://xkcd.com/265/

266

Choices: Part 3 - 2007-05-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/choices_part_3.jpg
"Choices: Part 3"
"Wait, this is space -- how are you talking to me? And, as an afterthought, what's up with the hole in reality?"

This comic beat 23 other comics and was beaten by 43 other comics for a total score of 0.3485.
http://xkcd.com/266/

267

Choices: Part 4 - 2007-05-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/choices_part_4.jpg
"Choices: Part 4"
"Making out with yourself: now an official xkcd theme? Troubling."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 45 other comics for a total score of 0.4444.
http://xkcd.com/267/

268

Choices: Part 5 - 2007-05-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/choices_part_5.png
"Choices: Part 5"
"I wonder what percentage of not-obviously-busy people on the street would say yes to kite-flying with a stranger. This looks like a job for Science!"

This comic beat 17 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.3333.
http://xkcd.com/268/

269

TCMP - 2007-05-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tcmp.png
"TCMP"
"A big obstacle in experimenting with the mind's dream-simulation-engine is holding onto the details as you wake up. With TCMP you can bring back any information you want."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.5833.
http://xkcd.com/269/

270

Merlin - 2007-05-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/merlin.png
"Merlin"
"I mean, the black-and-white stuff was running backward, but it hardly mattered to the story."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.4746.
http://xkcd.com/270/

271

Powers of One - 2007-06-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/powers_of_one.png
"Powers of One"
"It's kinda Zen when you think about it, if you don't think too hard."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.5211.
http://xkcd.com/271/

272

Linux User at Best Buy - 2007-06-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/linux_user_at_best_buy.png
"Linux User at Best Buy"
"We actually stand around the antivirus displays with the Mac users just waiting for someone to ask."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.5217.
http://xkcd.com/272/

273

Electromagnetic Spectrum - 2007-06-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/electromagnetic_spectrum_small.png
"Electromagnetic Spectrum"
"Sometimes I try to picture what everything would look like if the whole spectrum were compressed into the visible spectrum. Also sometimes I try to picture your sister naked."

This comic beat 46 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.6389.
http://xkcd.com/273/

274

With Apologies to The Who - 2007-06-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/with_apologies_to_the_who.png
"With Apologies to The Who"
"Trivia: Roger Daltry originally wrote 'Don't try an' Digg what we all say' but erased the second 'g' when he moved to reddit."

This comic beat 19 other comics and was beaten by 50 other comics for a total score of 0.2754.
http://xkcd.com/274/

275

Thoughts - 2007-06-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/thoughts.png
"Thoughts"
"And now I might never get to again."

This comic beat 40 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5797.
http://xkcd.com/275/

276

Fixed Width - 2007-06-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/fixed_width.png
"Fixed Width"
"I wish I knew how to quit this so I wouldn't have to quit you."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5672.
http://xkcd.com/276/

277

Long Light - 2007-06-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/long_light.png
"Long Light"
"You can look at practically any part of anything manmade around you and think 'some engineer was frustrated while designing this.' It's a little human connection."

This comic beat 51 other comics and was beaten by 13 other comics for a total score of 0.7969.
http://xkcd.com/277/

278

Black Hat Support - 2007-06-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/black_hat_support.png
"Black Hat Support"
"So as not to leave you hanging -- it was a problem with select() calls."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5167.
http://xkcd.com/278/

279

Pickup Lines - 2007-06-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pickup_lines.png
"Pickup Lines"
"That shirt looks good on you, but it would look even better stuffed into the neck of a vodka bottle and flung burning through our office building's window. Let's fucking do it and never look back."

This comic beat 46 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.5897.
http://xkcd.com/279/

280

Librarians - 2007-06-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/librarians.png
"Librarians"
"Don't expect any leniency on late fees, though."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.5070.
http://xkcd.com/280/

281

Online Package Tracking - 2007-06-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/online_package_tracking.png
"Online Package Tracking"
"I don't even *want* this package! Why did I join the stinging insect of the month club, anyway?"

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.4722.
http://xkcd.com/281/

282

Organic Fuel - 2007-06-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/organic_fuel.png
"Organic Fuel"
"I have nothing to apologize for."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5735.
http://xkcd.com/282/

283

Projection - 2007-06-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/projection.png
"Projection"
"Out in a field, not another car for miles, silence but for the rain drumming on the sunroof, warm thick folds of the blanket hiding wordless fingertip games ..."

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 19 other comics for a total score of 0.6346.
http://xkcd.com/283/

284

Tape Measure - 2007-07-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tape_measure.png
"Tape Measure"
"This sequence was later reproduced in the International Tape-Extending Federation archives, retitled 'The Founding of the Sport'."

This comic beat 53 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.6235.
http://xkcd.com/284/

285

Wikipedian Protester - 2007-07-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/wikipedian_protester.png
"Wikipedian Protester"
"SEMI-PROTECT THE CONSTITUTION"

This comic beat 60 other comics and was beaten by 16 other comics for a total score of 0.7895.
http://xkcd.com/285/

286

All Your Base - 2007-07-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/all_your_base.png
"All Your Base"
"The AYB retro-return-date (Zero Wing Zero Hour) should be around AD 2021."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.4444.
http://xkcd.com/286/

287

NP-Complete - 2007-07-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/np_complete.png
"NP-Complete"
"General solutions get you a 50% tip."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5672.
http://xkcd.com/287/

288

Elevator - 2007-07-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/elevator.jpg
"Elevator"
"Quick, try it with 'LOVE'."

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.5000.
http://xkcd.com/288/

289

Alone - 2007-07-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/alone.png
"Alone"
"Worries assuaged, the numbers become less important than your touches."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.5571.
http://xkcd.com/289/

290

Fucking Blue Shells - 2007-07-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/fucking_blue_shells.png
"Fucking Blue Shells"
"You can evade blue shells in Double Dash, but it is deep magic."

This comic beat 40 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.5479.
http://xkcd.com/290/

291

Dignified - 2007-07-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/dignified.png
"Dignified"
"'I don't know, why is your beret staying on your head?' 'Staples.'"

This comic beat 46 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.6479.
http://xkcd.com/291/

292

goto - 2007-07-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/goto.png
"goto"
"Neal Stephenson thinks it's cute to name his labels 'dengo'"

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5833.
http://xkcd.com/292/

293

RTFM - 2007-07-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/rtfm.png
"RTFM"
"Life is too short for man pages, but occasionally much too short without them."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 21 other comics for a total score of 0.5882.
http://xkcd.com/293/

294

Bookstore - 2007-07-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/bookstore.png
"Bookstore"
"You can search it if you want, but you may want to skip the memories of your mom."

This comic beat 40 other comics and was beaten by 16 other comics for a total score of 0.7143.
http://xkcd.com/294/

295

DNE - 2007-07-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/dne.png
"DNE"
"I've seen advertisers put their URLs on chalkboards, encircled with a DNE. They went unerased for months. If you see this, feel free to replace the URL with xkcd.com."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.5000.
http://xkcd.com/295/

296

Tony Hawk - 2007-07-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tony_hawk.png
"Tony Hawk"
"Bad idea #271: Dropping into the half-pipe on a Segway."

This comic beat 16 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.3902.
http://xkcd.com/296/

297

Lisp Cycles - 2007-08-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/lisp_cycles.png
"Lisp Cycles"
"I've just received word that the Emperor has dissolved the MIT computer science program permamently."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5161.
http://xkcd.com/297/

298

Tesla Coil - 2007-08-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tesla_coil.png
"Tesla Coil"
"For scientists, this can be the hardest thing about dreams."

This comic beat 52 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.6500.
http://xkcd.com/298/

299

Aeris Dies - 2007-08-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/aeris_dies.png
"Aeris Dies"
"It's bad enough that all the families in your Sims are just you and Maggie recreated over and over."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 39 other comics for a total score of 0.4348.
http://xkcd.com/299/

300

Facebook - 2007-08-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/facebook.png
"Facebook"
"'Here, I'll put my number in your cell pho -- wait, why is it already here?'"

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6271.
http://xkcd.com/300/

301

Limerick - 2007-08-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/limerick.png
"Limerick"
"Fun game: try to post a YouTube comment so stupid that people realize you must be joking. (Hint: this is impossible)"

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.4154.
http://xkcd.com/301/

302

Names - 2007-08-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/names.png
"Names"
"I'm always so happy that I successfully navigated the introduction that I completely forget to pay attention to the name the other person told me."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 21 other comics for a total score of 0.6379.
http://xkcd.com/302/

303

Compiling - 2007-08-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/compiling.png
"Compiling"
"'Are you stealing those LCDs?' 'Yeah, but I'm doing it while my code compiles.'"

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 17 other comics for a total score of 0.7119.
http://xkcd.com/303/

304

Nighttime Stories - 2007-08-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/nighttime_stories.jpg
"Nighttime Stories"
"Cue angry letters from all seven fans of Xenocide."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 23 other comics for a total score of 0.6167.
http://xkcd.com/304/

305

Rule 34 - 2007-08-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/rule_34.png
"Rule 34"
"Okay, Lance. For entry into the college bowl, spell 'Throbbing'"

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.4219.
http://xkcd.com/305/

306

Orphaned Projects - 2007-08-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/orphaned_projects.png
"Orphaned Projects"
"His date works for Red Hat, who hired a coach for her, too. He advised her to 'rent lots of movies like Hitch. Guys love those.'"

This comic beat 46 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6765.
http://xkcd.com/306/

307

Excessive Quotation - 2007-08-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/excessive_quotation.png
"Excessive Quotation"
"Unfortunately for her, real Star Wars fans are attracted to a gal with a good force choke."

This comic beat 47 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.6104.
http://xkcd.com/307/

308

Interesting Life - 2007-08-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/interesting_life.png
"Interesting Life"
"Quick, fashion a climbing harness out of cat-6 cable and follow me down."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6393.
http://xkcd.com/308/

309

Shopping Teams - 2007-08-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/shopping_teams.png
"Shopping Teams"
"I am never going out to buy an air conditioner with my sysadmin again."

This comic beat 56 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.7179.
http://xkcd.com/309/

310

Commitment - 2007-08-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/commitment.png
"Commitment"
"Could be worse. The last guy in that situation fell for one of the transient trumpeting angels."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.4861.
http://xkcd.com/310/

311

Action Movies - 2007-09-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/action_movies.png
"Action Movies"
"By my count, only 48 of the 158 minutes in Live Free or Die Hard have action. That's pathetic, guys. Crank is better, but needs a bigger budget and more Summer Glau."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.6000.
http://xkcd.com/311/

312

With Apologies to Robert Frost - 2007-09-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/with_apologies_to_robert_frost.png
"With Apologies to Robert Frost"
"Some say the world will end in fire; some say in segfaults."

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4000.
http://xkcd.com/312/

313

Insomnia - 2007-09-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/insomnia.png
"Insomnia"
"Crap, I have levitation class at 25:131. Better set the alarm to 'cinnamon'."

This comic beat 49 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.6533.
http://xkcd.com/313/

314

Dating Pools - 2007-09-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/dating_pools.png
"Dating Pools"
"The full analysis is of course much more complicated, but I can't stay to talk about it because I have a date."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.5781.
http://xkcd.com/314/

315

Braille - 2007-09-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/braille.png
"Braille"
"The only big difference I've seen is in colors. Where the regular text reads 'press red button', the braille reads 'press two-inch button'."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5538.
http://xkcd.com/315/

316

Loud Sex - 2007-09-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/loud_sex.png
"Loud Sex"
"Spherical or parabolic reflectors would of course lead to aberrant behavior."

This comic beat 48 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.6667.
http://xkcd.com/316/

317

That Lovin' Feelin' - 2007-09-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/that_lovin_feelin.png
"That Lovin' Feelin'"
"Maybe there's no tenderness in her fingertips either, but at least SHE puts out."

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.4576.
http://xkcd.com/317/

318

Nostalgia - 2007-09-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/nostalgia.png
"Nostalgia"
"If you don't get this one, don't google it."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5652.
http://xkcd.com/318/

319

Engineering Hubris - 2007-09-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/engineering_hubris.png
"Engineering Hubris"
"Chuck Jones is a vengeful god."

This comic beat 40 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.6250.
http://xkcd.com/319/

320

28-Hour Day - 2007-09-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/28_hour_day.png
"28-Hour Day"
"Small print: this schedule will eventually drive one stark raving mad."

This comic beat 50 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.6494.
http://xkcd.com/320/

321

Thighs - 2007-09-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/thighs.png
"Thighs"
"My thighs have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord?"

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 46 other comics for a total score of 0.3134.
http://xkcd.com/321/

322

Pix Plz - 2007-09-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pix_plz.png
"Pix Plz"
"But one of the regulars in the channel is a girl!"

This comic beat 52 other comics and was beaten by 21 other comics for a total score of 0.7123.
http://xkcd.com/322/

323

Ballmer Peak - 2007-10-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ballmer_peak.png
"Ballmer Peak"
"Apple uses automated schnapps IVs."

This comic beat 48 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.6400.
http://xkcd.com/323/

324

Tapping - 2007-10-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tapping.png
"Tapping"
"Sometimes the best fun looks like boredom."

This comic beat 51 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6986.
http://xkcd.com/324/

325

A-Minus-Minus - 2007-10-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/a-minus-minus.png
"A-Minus-Minus"
"You can do this one in every 30 times and still have 97% positive feedback."

This comic beat 47 other comics and was beaten by 17 other comics for a total score of 0.7344.
http://xkcd.com/325/

326

Effect an Effect - 2007-10-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/effect_an_effect.png
"Effect an Effect"
"Time to paint another grammarian silhouette on the side of the desktop."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 20 other comics for a total score of 0.6078.
http://xkcd.com/326/

327

Exploits of a Mom - 2007-10-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/exploits_of_a_mom.png
"Exploits of a Mom"
"Her daughter is named Help I'm trapped in a driver's license factory."

This comic beat 48 other comics and was beaten by 23 other comics for a total score of 0.6761.
http://xkcd.com/327/

328

Eggs - 2007-10-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/eggs.png
"Eggs"
"Oh, yeah, we get tons of them at these casual sex bars."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.5556.
http://xkcd.com/328/

329

Turing Test - 2007-10-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/turing_test.png
"Turing Test"
"Hit Turing right in the test-ees."

This comic beat 40 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6452.
http://xkcd.com/329/

330

Indecision - 2007-10-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/indecision.png
"Indecision"
"Hey, I don't make the rules. It's in the book."

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.3667.
http://xkcd.com/330/

331

Photoshops - 2007-10-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/photoshops.png
"Photoshops"
"When I look into your eyes, I see JPEG artifacts. I can tell by the pixels that we're wrong for each other."

This comic beat 47 other comics and was beaten by 20 other comics for a total score of 0.7015.
http://xkcd.com/331/

332

Gyroscopes - 2007-10-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/gyroscopes.png
"Gyroscopes"
"We didn't actually land on the moon -- it just looked like we did because of precession. Also, gyroscopes caused 9/11."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.4667.
http://xkcd.com/332/

333

Getting Out of Hand - 2007-10-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/getting_out_of_hand.png
"Getting Out of Hand"
"Wikipedia's role as brain-extension, while a little troubling, is also really cool."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.5517.
http://xkcd.com/333/

334

Wasteland - 2007-10-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/wasteland.png
"Wasteland"
"You make forgetting look so easy."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.5231.
http://xkcd.com/334/

335

Mattress - 2007-10-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/mattress.png
"Mattress"
"The TempurPedic wineglass guy broke his ankle."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.6190.
http://xkcd.com/335/

336

Priorities - 2007-10-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/priorities.png
"Priorities"
"You should start giving out 'E's so I can spell FACADE or DEFACED."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.5686.
http://xkcd.com/336/

337

Post Office Showdown - 2007-11-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/post_office_showdown.png
"Post Office Showdown"
"That track ('Battle Without Honor or Humanity') -- like 'Ride of the Valkyries' -- improves *any* activity."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 15 other comics for a total score of 0.7222.
http://xkcd.com/337/

338

Future - 2007-11-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/future.png
"Future"
"But the past was much too cramped!"

This comic beat 40 other comics and was beaten by 46 other comics for a total score of 0.4651.
http://xkcd.com/338/

339

Classic - 2007-11-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/classic.png
"Classic"
"Someone get that Pachelbel's Canon kid a recording contract, stat."

This comic beat 23 other comics and was beaten by 20 other comics for a total score of 0.5349.
http://xkcd.com/339/

340

Fight - 2007-11-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/fight.png
"Fight"
"And she put sweet nothings in all my .conf files. It'll take me forever to get X working again."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6271.
http://xkcd.com/340/

341

1337: Part 1 - 2007-11-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/1337_part_1.png
"1337: Part 1"
"If you're not cool enough to do it manually, you can look up tools like Upside-Down-Ternet for playing games with people on your wifi."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5758.
http://xkcd.com/341/

342

1337: Part 2 - 2007-11-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/1337_part_2.png
"1337: Part 2"
"Trivia: Elaine is actually her middle name."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.4918.
http://xkcd.com/342/

343

1337: Part 3 - 2007-11-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/1337_part_3.png
"1337: Part 3"
"I once asked an NSA guy whether they'd broken RSA. And I know I can trust him, because I asked if he was lying to me and he said no."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.4333.
http://xkcd.com/343/

344

1337: Part 4 - 2007-11-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/1337_part_4.png
"1337: Part 4"
"Mrs. Roberts would have gotten up sooner, of course, but she was busy piping find ~ and find ~nomad into xargs shred, just in case."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4844.
http://xkcd.com/344/

345

1337: Part 5 - 2007-11-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/1337_part_5.png
"1337: Part 5"
"This digital music thing will probably reach its endgame sometime in the next decade or so. These are very exciting times."

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5238.
http://xkcd.com/345/

346

Diet Coke+Mentos - 2007-11-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/diet_coke_mentos.png
"Diet Coke+Mentos"
"The cola+Mentos trick is up there with corn starch+water (vibrating platter optional) in scientific coolness out of common kitchen supplies."

This comic beat 45 other comics and was beaten by 23 other comics for a total score of 0.6618.
http://xkcd.com/346/

347

Brick Archway - 2007-11-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/brick_archway.png
"Brick Archway"
"The TI-86 was bad enough. I don't know how I'd have gotten through high school if I'd had a laptop+wifi."

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 17 other comics for a total score of 0.7069.
http://xkcd.com/347/

348

Close to You - 2007-11-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/close_to_you.png
"Close to You"
"We should probably talk about this before the wedding."

This comic beat 19 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.4043.
http://xkcd.com/348/

349

Success - 2007-11-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/success.png
"Success"
"40% of OpenBSD installs lead to shark attacks. It's their only standing security issue."

This comic beat 48 other comics and was beaten by 21 other comics for a total score of 0.6957.
http://xkcd.com/349/

350

Network - 2007-11-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/network.png
"Network"
"Viruses so far have been really disappointing on the 'disable the internet' front, and time is running out. When Linux/Mac win in a decade or so the game will be over."

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 20 other comics for a total score of 0.6774.
http://xkcd.com/350/

351

Trolling - 2007-11-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/trolling.png
"Trolling"
"And I was really impressed with how they managed to shock the Goatse guy."

This comic beat 40 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.6154.
http://xkcd.com/351/

352

Far Away - 2007-12-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/far_away.png
"Far Away"
"Sometimes an impulsive 2:00 AM cross-country trip is the only solution."

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.4030.
http://xkcd.com/352/

353

Python - 2007-12-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/python.png
"Python"
"I wrote 20 short programs in Python yesterday. It was wonderful. Perl, I'm leaving you."

This comic beat 44 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.5789.
http://xkcd.com/353/

354

Startling - 2007-12-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/startling.png
"Startling"
"We actually reached the future about three years ago."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.4627.
http://xkcd.com/354/

355

Couple - 2007-12-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/couple.png
"Couple"
"Facebook defines relationships. 'Yeah, we would have broken up last night, but the net connection was down.'"

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 39 other comics for a total score of 0.4348.
http://xkcd.com/355/

356

Nerd Sniping - 2007-12-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/nerd_sniping.png
"Nerd Sniping"
"I first saw this problem on the Google Labs Aptitude Test. A professor and I filled a blackboard without getting anywhere. Have fun."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5484.
http://xkcd.com/356/

357

Flies - 2007-12-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/flies.png
"Flies"
"I don't know about houseflies, but we definitely caught a lot of fruit flies with our vinegar bowl. Hooray science!"

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.5600.
http://xkcd.com/357/

358

Loud Party - 2007-12-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/loud_party.png
"Loud Party"
"I'm glad this is so much fun because I'm not sure how we're getting down."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.4464.
http://xkcd.com/358/

359

Rock Band - 2007-12-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/rock_band.png
"Rock Band"
"I'm gonna have to add something to the strum bar so it makes a clicky sound like the old controllers. I'm so used to the feedback; the silence throws me off."

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5857.
http://xkcd.com/359/

360

Writers Strike - 2007-12-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/writers_strike.png
"Writers Strike"
"He's just jealous because everyone's up in the attic listening to Stephen Colbert."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5385.
http://xkcd.com/360/

361

Christmas Back Home - 2007-12-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/christmas_back_home.png
"Christmas Back Home"
"Family going to bed at 10 PM is so much worse than jet lag."

This comic beat 48 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.6316.
http://xkcd.com/361/

362

Blade Runner - 2007-12-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/blade_runner.png
"Blade Runner"
"Blade Runner: Classic, but incredibly slow."

This comic beat 18 other comics and was beaten by 46 other comics for a total score of 0.2813.
http://xkcd.com/362/

363

Reset - 2007-12-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/reset.png
"Reset"
"Clearance for this Sign: 11 Feet"

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.6119.
http://xkcd.com/363/

364

Responsible Behavior - 2007-12-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/responsible_behavior.png
"Responsible Behavior"
"Never bring tequila to a key-signing party."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.4643.
http://xkcd.com/364/

365

Slides - 2008-01-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/slides.png
"Slides"
"Did you know they can actually physically throw you out of SIGGRAPH?"

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.5645.
http://xkcd.com/365/

366

Your Mom - 2008-01-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/your_mom.png
"Your Mom"
"'It's either 'your mom' jokes or me' 'Then I, like so many men before me, must reluctantly choose your mom.'"

This comic beat 23 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.3966.
http://xkcd.com/366/

367

Fandom - 2008-01-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/fandom.png
"Fandom"
"Ron Paul wants to put the New Republic back on the Corusca gem standard."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.4444.
http://xkcd.com/367/

368

Bass - 2008-01-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/bass.png
"Bass"
"And sometimes I use it to retaliate against the guy upstairs with the loud girlfriend and the elliptical dish."

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 19 other comics for a total score of 0.6833.
http://xkcd.com/368/

369

Dangers - 2008-01-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/dangers.png
"Dangers"
"Zero results: 'snake charming' and 'haberdashery'. (Things like 'car' and 'boating' and such are of course the highest, by a huge margin.)"

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.4627.
http://xkcd.com/369/

370

Redwall - 2008-01-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/redwall.png
"Redwall"
"My Redwall/Jurassic Park crossover fanfic is almost complete!"

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.4333.
http://xkcd.com/370/

371

Compiler Complaint - 2008-01-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/compiler_complaint.png
"Compiler Complaint"
"Checking whether build environment is sane ... build environment is grinning and holding a spatula. Guess not."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.5065.
http://xkcd.com/371/

372

To Be Wanted - 2008-01-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/to_be_wanted.png
"To Be Wanted"
"Or so I hope?"

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.5342.
http://xkcd.com/372/

373

The Data So Far - 2008-01-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_data_so_far.png
"The Data So Far"
"But THIS guy, he might be for real!"

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 49 other comics for a total score of 0.3099.
http://xkcd.com/373/

374

Journal - 2008-01-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/journal.png
"Journal"
"And the journal is filled with all the things I'd say to her if I were nice like you. I burn it when it's full."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 23 other comics for a total score of 0.6102.
http://xkcd.com/374/

375

Pod Bay Doors - 2008-01-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pod_bay_doors.png
"Pod Bay Doors"
"As they're both unplugged, they do a lovely Daisy Daisy/Still Alive duet."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5821.
http://xkcd.com/375/

376

Bug - 2008-01-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/bug.png
"Bug"
"The universe started in 1970. Anyone claiming to be over 38 is lying about their age."

This comic beat 49 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.5698.
http://xkcd.com/376/

377

Journal 2 - 2008-01-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/journal_2.png
"Journal 2"
"That's my hat! You took my hat!"

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.5094.
http://xkcd.com/377/

378

Real Programmers - 2008-02-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/real_programmers.png
"Real Programmers"
"Real programmers set the universal constants at the start such that the universe evolves to contain the disk with the data they want."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.5902.
http://xkcd.com/378/

379

Forgetting - 2008-02-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/forgetting.png
"Forgetting"
"Of course, the assert doesn't work."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.3871.
http://xkcd.com/379/

380

Emoticon - 2008-02-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/emoticon.png
"Emoticon"
"U+FDD0 is actually Unicode for the eye of the basilisk, though for safety reasons no font actually renders it."

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5942.
http://xkcd.com/380/

381

Mobius Battle - 2008-02-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/mobius_battle.png
"Mobius Battle"
"Films need to do this more, if only to piss off the people who have to feed it into the projector."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4310.
http://xkcd.com/381/

382

Trebuchet - 2008-02-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/trebuchet.png
"Trebuchet"
"It was also fun when those teenagers tried to egg our house and it insta-cooked the eggs in mid-air."

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.4219.
http://xkcd.com/382/

383

Helping - 2008-02-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/helping.png
"Helping"
"Oh, look, the 'make everything better' button was here behind the bookshelf all along."

This comic beat 13 other comics and was beaten by 39 other comics for a total score of 0.2500.
http://xkcd.com/383/

384

The Drake Equation - 2008-02-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_drake_equation.png
"The Drake Equation"
"But seriously, there's loads of intelligent life. It's just not screaming constantly in all directions on the handful of frequencies we search."

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 43 other comics for a total score of 0.3281.
http://xkcd.com/384/

385

How it Works - 2008-02-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/how_it_works.png
"How it Works"
"It's pi plus C, of course."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5821.
http://xkcd.com/385/

386

Duty Calls - 2008-02-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/duty_calls.png
"Duty Calls"
"What do you want me to do? LEAVE? Then they'll keep being wrong!"

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.5932.
http://xkcd.com/386/

387

Advanced Technology - 2008-02-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/advanced_technology.png
"Advanced Technology"
"We are sexy, sexy Von Neumann machines."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.4286.
http://xkcd.com/387/

388

Fuck Grapefruit - 2008-02-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/fuck_grapefruit.png
"Fuck Grapefruit"
"Coconuts are so far down to the left they couldn't be fit on the chart. Ever spent half an hour trying to open a coconut with a rock? Fuck coconuts."

This comic beat 43 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.5513.
http://xkcd.com/388/

389

Keeping Time - 2008-02-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/keeping_time.png
"Keeping Time"
"You can identify them ahead-of-time -- they lead with their left foot when the music starts."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6207.
http://xkcd.com/389/

390

Nightmares - 2008-02-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/nightmares.png
"Nightmares"
"Well, *I* think I'm real. Look at me. Look at my face. Cut me and I'll bleed. What more do you want? Please don't go."

This comic beat 47 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.6620.
http://xkcd.com/390/

391

Anti-Mindvirus - 2008-03-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/anti_mind_virus.png
"Anti-Mindvirus"
"I'm as surprised as you! I didn't think it was possible."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.5231.
http://xkcd.com/391/

392

Making Rules - 2008-03-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/making_rules.png
"Making Rules"
"I never understood why someone would expect me to accept their rules right after they'd punched me. I'm sure it's all very symbolic or something."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.5179.
http://xkcd.com/392/

393

Ultimate Game - 2008-03-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ultimate_game.png
"Ultimate Game"
"RIP, Gary."

This comic beat 51 other comics and was beaten by 18 other comics for a total score of 0.7391.
http://xkcd.com/393/

394

Kilobyte - 2008-03-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/kilobyte.png
"Kilobyte"
"I would take 'kibibyte' more seriously if it didn't sound so much like 'Kibbles N Bits'."

This comic beat 45 other comics and was beaten by 43 other comics for a total score of 0.5114.
http://xkcd.com/394/

395

Morning - 2008-03-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/morning.png
"Morning"
"I'd press on them to try to unstick them, but I can't reach. Can we try cycling day and night really fast?"

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.6176.
http://xkcd.com/395/

396

The Ring - 2008-03-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_ring.png
"The Ring"
"On the other hand, poor Samara -- transcoded to FLV. No one deserves that."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.5139.
http://xkcd.com/396/

397

Unscientific - 2008-03-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/unscientific.png
"Unscientific"
"Last week, we busted the myth that electroweak gauge symmetry is broken by the Higgs mechanism. We'll also examine the existence of God and whether true love exists."

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.6176.
http://xkcd.com/397/

398

Tap That Ass - 2008-03-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tap_that_ass.png
"Tap That Ass"
"Hey, when you're done draining the syrup, just leave the hole, okay?"

This comic beat 17 other comics and was beaten by 46 other comics for a total score of 0.2698.
http://xkcd.com/398/

399

Travelling Salesman Problem - 2008-03-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/travelling_salesman_problem.png
"Travelling Salesman Problem"
"What's the complexity class of the best linear programming cutting-plane techniques? I couldn't find it anywhere. Man, the Garfield guy doesn't have these problems ..."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4590.
http://xkcd.com/399/

400

Important Life Lesson - 2008-03-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/important_life_lesson.png
"Important Life Lesson"
"I didn't even know I *had* the Monty Python 'Lumberjack' song."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.5424.
http://xkcd.com/400/

401

Large Hadron Collider - 2008-03-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/large_hadron_collider.png
"Large Hadron Collider"
"When charged particles of more than 5 TeV pass through a bubble chamber, they leave a trail of candy."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.4531.
http://xkcd.com/401/

402

1,000 Miles North - 2008-03-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/1000_miles_north.png
"1,000 Miles North"
"Twister would've been a much better movie if they'd cut out the bad-guy storm chaser and all the emotional romance crap. All you need for a good movie are tornados and scientists. Actually, that's all you need for anything."

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 21 other comics for a total score of 0.6613.
http://xkcd.com/402/

403

Convincing Pickup Line - 2008-03-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/convincing_pickup_line.png
"Convincing Pickup Line"
"Check it out; I've had sex with someone who's had sex with someone who's written a paper with Paul ErdÃÂs!"

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.3824.
http://xkcd.com/403/

404

Not found - 2011-03-05


"Not found"
""

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/404/

405

Journal 3 - 2008-04-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/journal_3.png
"Journal 3"
"Oh, and, uh, if the Russian government asks, that submarine was always there."

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 18 other comics for a total score of 0.6949.
http://xkcd.com/405/

406

Venting - 2008-04-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/venting.png
"Venting"
"P.P.S. I can kill you with my brain."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5172.
http://xkcd.com/406/

407

Cheap GPS - 2008-04-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cheap_gps.png
"Cheap GPS"
"In lieu of mapping software, I once wrote a Perl program which, given a USB GPS receiver and a destination, printed 'LEFT' 'RIGHT' OR 'STRAIGHT' based on my heading."

This comic beat 40 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6452.
http://xkcd.com/407/

408

Overqualified - 2008-04-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/overqualified.png
"Overqualified"
"To anyone I've taken on a terrible date, this is retroactively my cover story."

This comic beat 53 other comics and was beaten by 19 other comics for a total score of 0.7361.
http://xkcd.com/408/

409

Electric Skateboard (Double Comic) - 2008-04-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/electric_skateboard_double_comic.png
"Electric Skateboard (Double Comic)"
"Unsafe vehicles, hills, and philosophy go hand in hand."

This comic beat 23 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.4035.
http://xkcd.com/409/

410

Math Paper - 2008-04-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/math_paper.png
"Math Paper"
"That's nothing. I once lost my genetics, rocketry, and stripping licenses in a single incident."

This comic beat 53 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.6795.
http://xkcd.com/410/

411

Techno - 2008-04-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/techno.png
"Techno"
"I don't know what's worse -- that there exists broken-hard-drive-sound techno, or that it's not half bad."

This comic beat 40 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6452.
http://xkcd.com/411/

412

Startled - 2008-04-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/startled.png
"Startled"
"..."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 47 other comics for a total score of 0.3816.
http://xkcd.com/412/

413

New Pet - 2008-04-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/new_pet.png
"New Pet"
"ONE LAPTOP PER HAMSTER!"

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6508.
http://xkcd.com/413/

414

Mistranslations - 2008-04-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/mistranslations.png
"Mistranslations"
"Oh, I think this word might mean 'Crisco'!"

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.6190.
http://xkcd.com/414/

415

Restraining Order - 2008-04-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/restraining_order.png
"Restraining Order"
"On Mondays I go running, so you'll have to get up early and follow along on a parallel street. What fun!"

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.5781.
http://xkcd.com/415/

416

Zealous Autoconfig - 2008-04-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/zealous_autoconfig.png
"Zealous Autoconfig"
"I hear this is an option in the latest Ubuntu release."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 19 other comics for a total score of 0.6607.
http://xkcd.com/416/

417

The Man Who Fell Sideways - 2008-04-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_man_who_fell_sideways.png
"The Man Who Fell Sideways"
"Strip originally conceived in conversation with Jeph Jacques. Soon to be a major motion picture."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5672.
http://xkcd.com/417/

418

Stove Ownership - 2008-05-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/stove_ownership.png
"Stove Ownership"
"Although maybe it's just a phase, like freshman year of college when I realized I could just buy frosting in a can."

This comic beat 18 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.3051.
http://xkcd.com/418/

419

Forks and Spoons - 2008-05-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/forks_and_spoons.png
"Forks and Spoons"
"Their biggest mistake was bringing Rachael Ray and Emeril to tour the lab and sign off on the project. That's when Spielberg caught wind of it."

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.5156.
http://xkcd.com/419/

420

Jealousy - 2008-05-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/jealousy.png
"Jealousy"
"Oh, huh, so you didn't know that story?"

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5323.
http://xkcd.com/420/

421

Making Hash Browns - 2008-05-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/making_hash_browns.png
"Making Hash Browns"
"There are at least fourteen ways this could go badly (seventeen if that fork is a dangerous crossbreed.)"

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.5833.
http://xkcd.com/421/

422

A Better Idea - 2008-05-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/a_better_idea.png
"A Better Idea"
"It's *almost* enough to make me want to redo high school."

This comic beat 15 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.2632.
http://xkcd.com/422/

423

Finish Line - 2008-05-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/finish_line.png
"Finish Line"
"The question with Lucy and the football was always whether, on some level, she believed the things she said."

This comic beat 40 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5882.
http://xkcd.com/423/

424

Security Holes - 2008-05-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/security_holes.png
"Security Holes"
"True story: I had to try several times to upload this comic because my ssh key was blacklisted."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 51 other comics for a total score of 0.3289.
http://xkcd.com/424/

425

Fortune Cookies - 2008-05-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/fortune_cookies.png
"Fortune Cookies"
"'You will have hot, steamy, sweaty sex ... IN BED!'"

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 19 other comics for a total score of 0.6667.
http://xkcd.com/425/

426

Geohashing - 2008-05-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/geohashing.png
"Geohashing"
"Saturday is game night."

This comic beat 16 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.3019.
http://xkcd.com/426/

427

Bad Timing - 2008-05-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/bad_timing.png
"Bad Timing"
"Protip: Even without the red spiders, never have that conversation halfway through a balloon ride."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5735.
http://xkcd.com/427/

428

Starwatching - 2008-05-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/starwatching.png
"Starwatching"
"I always figured the word 'blog' would sound *less* silly as the years went by."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.4167.
http://xkcd.com/428/

429

Fantasy - 2008-05-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/fantasy.png
"Fantasy"
"I guess if she accepted irrational realities, she'd hardly be my fantasy."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.5429.
http://xkcd.com/429/

430

Every Damn Morning - 2008-05-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/every_damn_morning.png
"Every Damn Morning"
"There was something about a cup and a sword and a tree and a green hill ..."

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 17 other comics for a total score of 0.6600.
http://xkcd.com/430/

431

Delivery - 2008-06-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/delivery.png
"Delivery"
"Ma'am, I admit that wasn't in the best taste, but you have to admire my delivery! Ha ha, get it? Oh God, don't throw those syringes! Your baby's fine!"

This comic beat 23 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.3966.
http://xkcd.com/431/

432

Journal 4 - 2008-06-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/journal_4.png
"Journal 4"
"Man, this emo shit was supposed to be for people who didn't have hats."

This comic beat 10 other comics and was beaten by 55 other comics for a total score of 0.1538.
http://xkcd.com/432/

433

Journal 5 - 2008-06-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/journal_5.png
"Journal 5"
"'Pick you up at eight?' 'Nine. I've got to re-mine the driveway.'"

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.6308.
http://xkcd.com/433/

434

xkcd Goes to the Airport - 2008-06-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/xkcd_goes_to_the_airport.png
"xkcd Goes to the Airport"
"Under three ounces, but it stains panties."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5625.
http://xkcd.com/434/

435

Purity - 2008-06-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/purity.png
"Purity"
"On the other hand, physicists like to say physics is to math as sex is to masturbation."

This comic beat 46 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.6571.
http://xkcd.com/435/

436

How it Happened - 2008-06-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/how_it_happened.png
"How it Happened"
"I was there, dude."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.5273.
http://xkcd.com/436/

437

SUV - 2008-06-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/suv.png
"SUV"
"Electric skateboards, by cost, get the equivalent of about 300 miles per gallon. Lithium batteries just need to get cheaper."

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 39 other comics for a total score of 0.4583.
http://xkcd.com/437/

438

Internet Argument - 2008-06-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/internet_argument.png
"Internet Argument"
"It's easier to be an asshole to words than to people."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5735.
http://xkcd.com/438/

439

Thinking Ahead - 2008-06-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/thinking_ahead.png
"Thinking Ahead"
"Did he just go crazy and jump out the window?"

This comic beat 43 other comics and was beaten by 21 other comics for a total score of 0.6719.
http://xkcd.com/439/

440

Road Rage - 2008-06-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/road_rage.png
"Road Rage"
"Okay, now just as the loss hits him, slam on the brakes."

This comic beat 44 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.6377.
http://xkcd.com/440/

441

Babies - 2008-06-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/babies.png
"Babies"
"I bet my future kids will read this someday. DEAR FUTURE KIDS: how did you get internet in the cellar?"

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.5224.
http://xkcd.com/441/

442

xkcd Loves the Discovery Channel - 2008-06-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/xkcd_loves_the_discovery_channel.png
"xkcd Loves the Discovery Channel"
"I love the title-text!"

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5588.
http://xkcd.com/442/

443

Know Your Vines - 2008-06-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/know_your_vines.png
"Know Your Vines"
"Friggin' modern tents don't have a single piece of rope."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.5571.
http://xkcd.com/443/

444

Macgyver Gets Lazy - 2008-07-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/macgyver_gets_lazy.png
"Macgyver Gets Lazy"
"At the time of this writing, Wikipedia has a wonderful article titled 'List of problems solved by Macgyver'."

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.5455.
http://xkcd.com/444/

445

I Am Not Good with Boomerangs - 2008-07-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/i_am_not_good_with_boomerangs.png
"I Am Not Good with Boomerangs"
"Bonus strip: just read the rightmost panels straight down. "

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.4727.
http://xkcd.com/445/

446

In Popular Culture - 2008-07-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/in_popular_culture.png
"In Popular Culture"
"Someday the 'in popular culture' section will have its own article with an 'in popular culture' section. It will reference this title-text referencing it, and the blogosphere will implode."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5821.
http://xkcd.com/446/

447

Too Old For This Shit - 2008-07-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/too_old_for_this_shit.png
"Too Old For This Shit"
"They say if a mathematician doesn't do their great work by age eleven, they never will."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4923.
http://xkcd.com/447/

448

Good Morning - 2008-07-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/good_morning.png
"Good Morning"
"As my standard, I use going to sleep at midnight and waking up at 8 AM."

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.3793.
http://xkcd.com/448/

449

Things Fall Apart - 2008-07-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/things_fall_apart.png
"Things Fall Apart"
"'I'm nothing without you' is a fucked-up sentiment."

This comic beat 23 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.3833.
http://xkcd.com/449/

450

The Sea - 2008-07-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_sea.png
"The Sea"
"And then a second one, to drain the sea."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.5424.
http://xkcd.com/450/

451

Impostor - 2008-07-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/impostor.png
"Impostor"
"If you think this is too hard on literary criticism, read the Wikipedia article on deconstruction."

This comic beat 60 other comics and was beaten by 21 other comics for a total score of 0.7407.
http://xkcd.com/451/

452

Mission - 2008-07-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/mission.png
"Mission"
"Don't you know? The chances of a random object being a scone are about one in six."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5246.
http://xkcd.com/452/

453

Upcoming Hurricanes - 2008-07-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/upcoming_hurricanes.png
"Upcoming Hurricanes"
"I'd like to see more damage assessments for hurricanes hitting New York and flooding Manhattan -- something like the 1938 Long Island Express, but aimed a bit more to the west. It's just a matter of time."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.5132.
http://xkcd.com/453/

454

Rewiring - 2008-07-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/rewiring.png
"Rewiring"
"My friend Elizabeth tried to mail one end of the cable to me and thread the mail system."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.5424.
http://xkcd.com/454/

455

Hats - 2008-07-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/hats.png
"Hats"
"..."

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 57 other comics for a total score of 0.2785.
http://xkcd.com/455/

456

Cautionary - 2008-07-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cautionary.png
"Cautionary"
"This really is a true story, and she doesn't know I put it in my comic because her wifi hasn't worked for weeks."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.4754.
http://xkcd.com/456/

457

Frustration - 2008-08-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/frustration.png
"Frustration"
"'Don't worry, I can do it in under a minute.' 'Yes, I've noticed.'"

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.5217.
http://xkcd.com/457/

458

Regrets - 2008-08-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/regrets.png
"Regrets"
"And nothing for 'I'm glad I saw Epic Movie.'"

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 45 other comics for a total score of 0.3478.
http://xkcd.com/458/

459

Holy Ghost - 2008-08-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/holy_ghost.png
"Holy Ghost"
"Okay, everyone, cross yourselves, then cross the streams."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.5000.
http://xkcd.com/459/

460

Paleontology - 2008-08-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/paleontology.png
"Paleontology"
"Dinosaurs totally jumped the ichthyosaur when they got rid of Brontosaurus."

This comic beat 49 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.5765.
http://xkcd.com/460/

461

Google Maps - 2008-08-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/google_maps.png
"Google Maps"
"Apparently Google assumes you're traveling during the ferry's normal operating hours. We lost two hours circling that damn lake (to say nothing of the Straw Man)."

This comic beat 52 other comics and was beaten by 23 other comics for a total score of 0.6933.
http://xkcd.com/461/

462

Freemanic Paracusia - 2008-08-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/freemanic_paracusia.png
"Freemanic Paracusia"
"It's amazing what it does for YouTube comments."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 17 other comics for a total score of 0.6667.
http://xkcd.com/462/

463

Voting Machines - 2008-08-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/voting_machines.png
"Voting Machines"
"And that's *another* crypto conference I've been kicked out of. C'mon, it's a great analogy!"

This comic beat 51 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.6623.
http://xkcd.com/463/

464

RBA - 2008-08-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/rba.png
"RBA"
"This is a story all about how I started drinking."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.4638.
http://xkcd.com/464/

465

Quantum Teleportation - 2008-08-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/quantum_teleportation.png
"Quantum Teleportation"
"Science should be exactly as cool as the headlines sound. Like the 'RUSSIANS CUT APART AND REASSEMBLE DOGS' thing."

This comic beat 48 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.6575.
http://xkcd.com/465/

466

Moving - 2008-08-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/moving.png
"Moving"
"We need a special holiday to honor the countless kind souls with unsecured networks named 'linksys'."

This comic beat 40 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6452.
http://xkcd.com/466/

467

X Girls Y Cups - 2008-08-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/x_girls_y_cups.png
"X Girls Y Cups"
"Also no results: 1girl10000cups, 2girls(5+3i)cups, 65536girls65536cups, or 3frenchhens2turtledoves1cup."

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.3443.
http://xkcd.com/467/

468

Fetishes - 2008-08-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/fetishes.png
"Fetishes"
"They eventually resolved this self-reference, but Cantor's 'everything-in-the-fetish-book-twice' parties finally sunk the idea."

This comic beat 43 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.6232.
http://xkcd.com/468/

469

Improvised - 2008-08-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/improvised.png
"Improvised"
"Oh, your brother is Luke. Sorry, should've mentioned that first."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.5714.
http://xkcd.com/469/

470

The End is Not for a While - 2008-09-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_end_is_not_for_a_while.png
"The End is Not for a While"
"I THINK EVERYONE INVOLVED HERE IS CUTE."

This comic beat 50 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.6757.
http://xkcd.com/470/

471

Aversion Fads - 2008-09-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/aversion_fads.png
"Aversion Fads"
"Hey, are you friends with any hamsters? This kite needs a passenger."

This comic beat 17 other comics and was beaten by 44 other comics for a total score of 0.2787.
http://xkcd.com/471/

472

House of Pancakes - 2008-09-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/house_of_pancakes.png
"House of Pancakes"
"Fuck it. I'm just going to Waffle House."

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.4375.
http://xkcd.com/472/

473

Still Raw - 2008-09-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/still_raw.png
"Still Raw"
"We actually divorced once over the airplane/treadmill argument. (Preemptive response to the inevitable threads arguing about it: you're all wrong on the internet.)"

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.5000.
http://xkcd.com/473/

474

Turn-On - 2008-09-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/turn-on.png
"Turn-On"
"Supercollider? I 'ardly know 'er!"

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.4918.
http://xkcd.com/474/

475

Further Boomerang Difficulties - 2008-09-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/further_boomerang_difficulties.png
"Further Boomerang Difficulties"
"An eternity later, the universe having turned out to have positive curvature and lots of mass, the boomerang hits him in the back of the head."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 23 other comics for a total score of 0.5490.
http://xkcd.com/475/

476

One-Sided - 2008-09-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/one-sided.png
"One-Sided"
"He continued, 'Okay, Bernanke is uncontaminated. Find a crossbow and get him into position behind one of the columns at the Fed entrance. This is gonna get ugly.'"

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.5455.
http://xkcd.com/476/

477

Typewriter - 2008-09-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/typewriter.png
"Typewriter"
"Somewhere in the world, my actual grandmothers are reading this and angrily exclaiming that I never write even malformed thank-you notes. DEAR GRANDMOMS: I AM SORRY! YOU ARE WONDERFUL PEOPLE AND THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING. LOVE reddit.com RANDALL."

This comic beat 19 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.3220.
http://xkcd.com/477/

478

The Staple Madness - 2008-09-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_staple_madness.png
"The Staple Madness"
"Staple guns: because duct tape can't make that 'kaCHUNK' noise."

This comic beat 45 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.6164.
http://xkcd.com/478/

479

Tones - 2008-09-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tones.png
"Tones"
"I need a lawn, so I can yell at kids to stay off it."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.4444.
http://xkcd.com/479/

480

Spore - 2008-09-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/spore.png
"Spore"
"Way to not support the GMA 950 under OS X, Spore. :("

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4407.
http://xkcd.com/480/

481

Listen to Yourself - 2008-09-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/listen_to_yourself.png
"Listen to Yourself"
"Man, I just wanted to know how babby was formed."

This comic beat 52 other comics and was beaten by 16 other comics for a total score of 0.7647.
http://xkcd.com/481/

482

Height - 2008-09-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/height.png
"Height"
"Interestingly, on a true vertical log plot, I think the Eiffel Tower's sides really would be straight lines."

This comic beat 54 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.6506.
http://xkcd.com/482/

483

Fiction Rule of Thumb - 2008-10-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/fiction_rule_of_thumb.png
"Fiction Rule of Thumb"
"Except for anything by Lewis Carroll or Tolkien, you get five made-up words per story. I'm looking at you, Anathem."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 44 other comics for a total score of 0.4634.
http://xkcd.com/483/

484

Flash Games - 2008-10-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/flash_games.png
"Flash Games"
"Although ... who else can't wait for them to incorporate that Wiimote head-tracking stuff into games? Man, the future's gonna be *awesome*."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.5781.
http://xkcd.com/484/

485

Depth - 2008-10-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/depth.png
"Depth"
"The Planck length is another thousand or two pixels below the comic."

This comic beat 49 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.6125.
http://xkcd.com/485/

486

I am Not a Ninja - 2008-10-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/i_am_not_a_ninja.png
"I am Not a Ninja"
"'The sad thing is that I just wanted to talk about your poor smoke-bomb techniques.'"

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.6066.
http://xkcd.com/486/

487

Numerical Sex Positions - 2008-10-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/numerical_sex_positions.png
"Numerical Sex Positions"
"We didn't even get to the continued fractions!"

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.6087.
http://xkcd.com/487/

488

Steal This Comic - 2008-10-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/steal_this_comic.png
"Steal This Comic"
"I spent more time trying to get an audible.com audio book playing than it took to listen to the book. I have lost every other piece of DRM-locked music I have paid for."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.5303.
http://xkcd.com/488/

489

Going West - 2008-10-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/going_west.png
"Going West"
"Listen, they request that you stop submitting a listing for your house labeled 'WHERE YOU BROKE MY HEART'."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.6032.
http://xkcd.com/489/

490

Morning Routine - 2008-10-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/morning_routine.png
"Morning Routine"
"I had a really hard time not writing '... profit!'"

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 46 other comics for a total score of 0.3699.
http://xkcd.com/490/

491

Twitter - 2008-10-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/twitter.png
"Twitter"
"If long tooltips / cut off for you / then upgrade from / Firefox 2 / Burma Shave"

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 52 other comics for a total score of 0.3659.
http://xkcd.com/491/

492

Scrabble - 2008-10-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/scrabble.png
"Scrabble"
"A veteran Scrabble player will spot the 'OSTRICH' option."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.5185.
http://xkcd.com/492/

493

Actuarial - 2008-10-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/actuarial.png
"Actuarial"
"I started to do the tables for more famous people but it got really depressing and morbid and I had to go outside. Hat guy wins again."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.4865.
http://xkcd.com/493/

494

Secretary: Part 1 - 2008-10-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/secretary_part_1.png
"Secretary: Part 1"
"The blueprints for the Department of the Internet offices call for Ceiling Cat-themed sprinkler heads."

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5775.
http://xkcd.com/494/

495

Secretary: Part 2 - 2008-10-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/secretary_part_2.png
"Secretary: Part 2"
"That helmet won't save him."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 39 other comics for a total score of 0.4730.
http://xkcd.com/495/

496

Secretary: Part 3 - 2008-10-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/secretary_part_3.png
"Secretary: Part 3"
"He actually installed each piece in a different car in the lot, then built a new car in the spot from the displaced pieces. It's a confusing maneuver known as the auto-troll shuffle."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 23 other comics for a total score of 0.6290.
http://xkcd.com/496/

497

Secretary: Part 4 - 2008-10-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/secretary_part_4.png
"Secretary: Part 4"
"It's time to draw the line."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4844.
http://xkcd.com/497/

498

Secretary: Part 5 - 2008-10-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/secretary_part_5.png
"Secretary: Part 5"
"And they choose Al Gore as Internet Secretary."

This comic beat 40 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.5634.
http://xkcd.com/498/

499

Scantron - 2008-11-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/scantron.png
"Scantron"
"Also, after all the warnings about filling in the bubbles completely, I spent like 30 seconds on each one."

This comic beat 44 other comics and was beaten by 23 other comics for a total score of 0.6567.
http://xkcd.com/499/

500

Election - 2008-11-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/election.png
"Election"
"Someday I'll be rich enough to hire Nate Silver to help make all my life decisions. 'Should I sleep with her?' 'Well, I'm showing a 35% chance it will end badly.'"

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.4063.
http://xkcd.com/500/

501

Faust 2.0 - 2008-11-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/faust_20.png
"Faust 2.0"
"The only blood these contracts are signed in is from me cutting my hand trying to open the goddamn CD case."

This comic beat 47 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.6620.
http://xkcd.com/501/

502

Dark Flow - 2008-11-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/dark_flow.png
"Dark Flow"
"The Pioneer anomaly is due to the force of my love."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.5135.
http://xkcd.com/502/

503

Terminology - 2008-11-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/terminology.png
"Terminology"
"Also, is it just me, or do Japan and New Zealand look suspiciously similar? Has anyone seen them at a party together?"

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.4127.
http://xkcd.com/503/

504

Legal Hacks - 2008-11-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/legal_hacks.png
"Legal Hacks"
"It's totally a reasonable modern analogue. Jefferson would have been all about crypto."

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.4286.
http://xkcd.com/504/

505

A Bunch of Rocks - 2008-11-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/a_bunch_of_rocks.png
"A Bunch of Rocks"
"I call Rule 34 on Wolfram's Rule 34."

This comic beat 50 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6944.
http://xkcd.com/505/

506

Theft of the Magi - 2008-11-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/theft_of_the_magi.png
"Theft of the Magi"
"Every Roomba needs a dueling harness."

This comic beat 40 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.6154.
http://xkcd.com/506/

507

Experimentation - 2008-11-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/experimentation.png
"Experimentation"
"I understand large sample sizes are key to a low standard error of the mean, but the entire sophomore class?"

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.5152.
http://xkcd.com/507/

508

Drapes - 2008-11-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/drapes.png
"Drapes"
"Wait, what?"

This comic beat 23 other comics and was beaten by 46 other comics for a total score of 0.3333.
http://xkcd.com/508/

509

Induced Current - 2008-11-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/induced_current.png
"Induced Current"
"The MythBusters need to tackle whether a black hole from the LHC could REALLY destroy the world."

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.3818.
http://xkcd.com/509/

510

Egg Drop Failure - 2008-11-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/egg_drop_failure.png
"Egg Drop Failure"
"I hear my brother Ricky won his school's egg drop by leaving the egg inside the hen."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 51 other comics for a total score of 0.3289.
http://xkcd.com/510/

511

Sleet - 2008-12-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sleet.png
"Sleet"
"I mean, I can barely hear myself complaining about Battlestar Galactica."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 39 other comics for a total score of 0.4658.
http://xkcd.com/511/

512

Alternate Currency - 2008-12-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/alternate_currency.png
"Alternate Currency"
"For the first time ever, the phrase 'I'd like to thank everyone at 4chan for making me successful and happy' is uttered."

This comic beat 48 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.6575.
http://xkcd.com/512/

513

Friends - 2008-12-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/friends.png
"Friends"
"Friends with detriments."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4677.
http://xkcd.com/513/

514

Simultaneous - 2008-12-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/simultaneous.png
"Simultaneous"
"I'm leaving you for your twin. He's more mature than you by now."

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.3548.
http://xkcd.com/514/

515

No One Must Know - 2008-12-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/no_one_must_know.png
"No One Must Know"
"Or perhaps they knew he was there, and were just trying to torment him first."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5455.
http://xkcd.com/515/

516

Wood Chips - 2008-12-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/wood_chips.png
"Wood Chips"
"You didn't run a chemical analysis against the Shroud of Turin? Man, all that work for NOTHING."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.5429.
http://xkcd.com/516/

517

Marshmallow Gun - 2008-12-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/marshmallow_gun.png
"Marshmallow Gun"
"Except in reality crossing a stream of marshmallows would create a giant Bill Murray."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.4688.
http://xkcd.com/517/

518

Flow Charts - 2008-12-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/flow_charts.png
"Flow Charts"
"At 8 drinks, you switch the torrent from FreeBSD to Microsoft Bob. C'mon, it'll be fun!"

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6508.
http://xkcd.com/518/

519

11th Grade - 2008-12-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/11th_grade.png
"11th Grade"
"And the ten minutes striking up a conversation with that strange kid in homeroom sometimes matters more than every other part of high school combined."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 45 other comics for a total score of 0.3478.
http://xkcd.com/519/

520

Cuttlefish - 2008-12-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cuttlefish.png
"Cuttlefish"
"Unless the CS students finish the robot revolution before you finish the cephalopod one."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 20 other comics for a total score of 0.6078.
http://xkcd.com/520/

521

2008 Christmas Special - 2008-12-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/2008_christmas_special.png
"2008 Christmas Special"
"'How could you possibly think typing 'import skynet' was a good idea?'"

This comic beat 45 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.5422.
http://xkcd.com/521/

522

Google Trends - 2008-12-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/google_trends.png
"Google Trends"
"Obama has been writing Lincoln/Obama erotic fan fiction on his secret livejournal. Excerpt: Lincoln lay back on the bed, nude save for his trademark stovepipe hat. 'Tell me,' he purred seductively, as he and Obama formed a more perfect union. 'When you come, is it 10% ethanol?'"

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 44 other comics for a total score of 0.3889.
http://xkcd.com/522/

523

Decline - 2008-12-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/decline.png
"Decline"
"'There's also a spike on the Fourier transform at the one-month mark where --' 'You want to stop talking right now.'"

This comic beat 45 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.6338.
http://xkcd.com/523/

524

Party - 2008-12-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/party.png
"Party"
"I wonder what 2008 meme will go bizarrely mainstream in 2009 like Rickrolling did 2007-2008. I Accidentally <noun>? Yo dawg? Place your bets now!"

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.5781.
http://xkcd.com/524/

525

I Know You're Listening - 2009-01-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/i_know_youre_listening.png
"I Know You're Listening"
"It's basically Pascal's Wager for the paranoid prankster."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 15 other comics for a total score of 0.7059.
http://xkcd.com/525/

526

Converting to Metric - 2009-01-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/converting_to_metric.png
"Converting to Metric"
"According to River, 'adequate' vacuuming systems drain the human body at about half a liter per second."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.5179.
http://xkcd.com/526/

527

Keynote - 2009-01-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/keynote.png
"Keynote"
"He should be better soon -- now that the Apple Store is getting rid of DRM, Cory Doctorow will get rid of his Steve Jobs voodoo doll."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.5286.
http://xkcd.com/527/

528

Windows 7 - 2009-01-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/windows_7.png
"Windows 7"
"Disclaimer: I have not actually tried the beta yet. I hear it's quite pleasant and hardly Hitler-y at all."

This comic beat 58 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.6744.
http://xkcd.com/528/

529

Sledding Discussion - 2009-01-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sledding_discussion.png
"Sledding Discussion"
"If you get your hands on that one, it's the worst place to have a breaking-up conversation."

This comic beat 15 other comics and was beaten by 39 other comics for a total score of 0.2778.
http://xkcd.com/529/

530

I'm An Idiot - 2009-01-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/im_an_idiot.png
"I'm An Idiot"
"Sadly, this is a true story. At least I learned about the OS X 'say' command."

This comic beat 46 other comics and was beaten by 10 other comics for a total score of 0.8214.
http://xkcd.com/530/

531

Contingency Plan - 2009-01-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/contingency_plan.png
"Contingency Plan"
"Kids are genetic experiments. We're just experimenting responsibly!"

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5385.
http://xkcd.com/531/

532

Piano - 2009-01-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/piano.png
"Piano"
"Good thing he didn't make it smaller, or it'd need someone three inches tall to play it."

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.4737.
http://xkcd.com/532/

533

Laptop Hell - 2009-01-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/laptop_hell.png
"Laptop Hell"
"The xkcd.com sysadmin has a Q2010, and I can attest that it can handle a fall down several flight of concrete steps. Relatedly, he's upset with me -- I hope he doesn't take revenge by messing with my site's contenDISREGARD THAT I SUCK COCKS"

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.5938.
http://xkcd.com/533/

534

Genetic Algorithms - 2009-01-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/genetic_algorithms.png
"Genetic Algorithms"
"Just make sure you don't have it maximize instead of minimize."

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.3667.
http://xkcd.com/534/

535

It Might Be Cool - 2009-01-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/it_might_be_cool.png
"It Might Be Cool"
"'And ovaries. Man, ovaries, huh?' [awkward pause] '... faithfully.'"

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.4364.
http://xkcd.com/535/

536

Space Elevators - 2009-01-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/space_elevators.png
"Space Elevators"
"If you think space elevators are good, but just too boring and practical, check out the 'space fountain'."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.4286.
http://xkcd.com/536/

537

Ducklings - 2009-01-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ducklings.png
"Ducklings"
"DUCKLOOP'D?"

This comic beat 44 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6667.
http://xkcd.com/537/

538

Security - 2009-02-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/security.png
"Security"
"Actual actual reality: nobody cares about his secrets. (Also, I would be hard-pressed to find that wrench for $5.)"

This comic beat 40 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.5556.
http://xkcd.com/538/

539

Boyfriend - 2009-02-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/boyfriend.png
"Boyfriend"
"... okay, but because you said that, we're breaking up."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6333.
http://xkcd.com/539/

540

Base System - 2009-02-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/base_system.png
"Base System"
"I once got to second base with a basketball player. She was so confused."

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 21 other comics for a total score of 0.6667.
http://xkcd.com/540/

541

TED Talk - 2009-02-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ted_talk.png
"TED Talk"
"The IAU ban came after the 'redefinition of 'planet' to include the IAU president's mom' incident."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5455.
http://xkcd.com/541/

542

Cover-Up - 2009-02-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cover_up.png
"Cover-Up"
"Man, this trick has saved me so many times."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5385.
http://xkcd.com/542/

543

Sierpinski Valentine - 2009-02-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sierpinski_valentine.png
"Sierpinski Valentine"
"Especially you mouseover-text readers. You're the best. <3"

This comic beat 20 other comics and was beaten by 48 other comics for a total score of 0.2941.
http://xkcd.com/543/

544

Pep Talk - 2009-02-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pep_talk.png
"Pep Talk"
"Listen! They said a team of chess players coached by someone with no understanding of basketball would never be competitive in the NBA! Well, it turns out they're pretty perceptive."

This comic beat 50 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.5882.
http://xkcd.com/544/

545

Neutrality Schmeutrality - 2009-02-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/neutrality_shmeutrality.png
"Neutrality Schmeutrality"
"'Hey, everyone, you can totally trust that I didn't do a word count on MY edit!'"

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.5294.
http://xkcd.com/545/

546

Music DRM - 2009-02-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/music_drm.png
"Music DRM"
"Just yesterday I bought my first non-DRM'd songs (The Last Vegas, in keeping with my 'I only listen to things from Guitar Hero' theme)."

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.4459.
http://xkcd.com/546/

547

Simple - 2009-02-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/simple.png
"Simple"
"Actually, I think if all higher math professors had to write for the Simple English Wikipedia for a year, we'd be in much better shape academically."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 20 other comics for a total score of 0.6610.
http://xkcd.com/547/

548

Kindle - 2009-02-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/kindle.png
"Kindle"
"I'm happy with my Kindle 2 so far, but if they cut off the free Wikipedia browsing, I plan to show up drunk on Jeff Bezos's lawn and refuse to leave."

This comic beat 40 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.5479.
http://xkcd.com/548/

549

Westley's a Dick - 2009-02-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/westleys_a_dick.png
"Westley's a Dick"
"Inigo/Buttercup 4eva <3"

This comic beat 18 other comics and was beaten by 50 other comics for a total score of 0.2647.
http://xkcd.com/549/

550

Density - 2009-03-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/density.png
"Density"
"If only I had asked 4chan for ideas for what I should do to prevent this!"

This comic beat 23 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.3770.
http://xkcd.com/550/

551

Etch-a-Sketch - 2009-03-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/etch-a-sketch.png
"Etch-a-Sketch"
"Surrounded by boring mysteries."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.5932.
http://xkcd.com/551/

552

Correlation - 2009-03-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/correlation.png
"Correlation"
"Correlation doesn't imply causation, but it does waggle its eyebrows suggestively and gesture furtively while mouthing 'look over there'."

This comic beat 50 other comics and was beaten by 16 other comics for a total score of 0.7576.
http://xkcd.com/552/

553

Pirate Bay - 2009-03-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pirate_bay.png
"Pirate Bay"
"We find you guilty of closing your torrents as soon as they finish. Your sentence is unremovable Hungarian subtitles on everything."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.4805.
http://xkcd.com/553/

554

Not Enough Work - 2009-03-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/not_enough_work.png
"Not Enough Work"
"It's even harder if you're an asshole who pronounces <> brackets."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.5352.
http://xkcd.com/554/

555

Two Mirrors - 2009-03-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/two_mirrors.png
"Two Mirrors"
"If you actually do this, what really happens is Douglas Hofstadter appears and talks to you for eight hours about strange loops."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.4474.
http://xkcd.com/555/

556

Alternative Energy Revolution - 2009-03-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/alternative_energy_revolution.jpg
"Alternative Energy Revolution"
"The moment their arms spun freely in our air, they were doomed -- for Man has earned his right to hold this planet against all comers, by virtue of occasionally producing someone totally batshit insane."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5652.
http://xkcd.com/556/

557

Students - 2009-03-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/students.png
"Students"
"The same goes for the one where you're wrestling the Green Ranger in the swimming pool full of Crisco. You guys all have that dream, right? It's not just me. Right?"

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 23 other comics for a total score of 0.6462.
http://xkcd.com/557/

558

1000 Times - 2009-03-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/1000_times.png
"1000 Times"
"And 0.002 dollars will NEVER equal 0.002 cents."

This comic beat 20 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.4082.
http://xkcd.com/558/

559

No Pun Intended - 2009-03-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/no_pun_intended.png
"No Pun Intended"
"Like spelling 'dammit' correctly -- with two m's -- it's a troll that works best on the most literate."

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5942.
http://xkcd.com/559/

560

Lithium Batteries - 2009-03-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/lithium_batteries.png
"Lithium Batteries"
"I'm normally a pretty frugal person, but I still compulsively buy any R/C aircraft that's less than $30. In the last few years, this has become a problem."

This comic beat 23 other comics and was beaten by 43 other comics for a total score of 0.3485.
http://xkcd.com/560/

561

Well - 2009-03-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/well.png
"Well"
"I'll concede ergonomics anecdotally, but none of the studies of Dvorak were at all rigorous (the most-cited Navy study was overseen by Dvorak himself). And the 'slow typists down' thing is a myth. Also EMACS RULES VI DROOLS WOOOOOOO!"

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 19 other comics for a total score of 0.6122.
http://xkcd.com/561/

562

Parking - 2009-03-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/parking.png
"Parking"
"Police reported three dozen cheerful bystanders, yet no one claims to have seen who did it."

This comic beat 63 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.7241.
http://xkcd.com/562/

563

Fermirotica - 2009-04-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/fermirotica.png
"Fermirotica"
"I love how Google handles dimensional analysis. Stats are ballpark and vary wildly by time of day and whether your mom is in town."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.5373.
http://xkcd.com/563/

564

Crossbows - 2009-04-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/crossbows.png
"Crossbows"
"I hate being the slowest guy in the lab."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.5849.
http://xkcd.com/564/

565

Security Question - 2009-04-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/security_question.png
"Security Question"
"Let's invite him to a party and play 'I never'. Okay, I never hid any bodies SOUTH of Main Street. ... he's taking a drink!"

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 19 other comics for a total score of 0.6275.
http://xkcd.com/565/

566

Matrix Revisited - 2009-04-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/matrix_revisited.png
"Matrix Revisited"
"I actually remember being entertained by both the sequels while in the theater. They just don't hold up nearly as well in later comparison."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.5556.
http://xkcd.com/566/

567

Urgent Mission - 2009-04-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/urgent_mission.png
"Urgent Mission"
"Sure, we could stop dictators and pandemics, but we could also make the signs on every damn diagram make sense."

This comic beat 44 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.6471.
http://xkcd.com/567/

568

Well 2 - 2009-04-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/well_2.png
"Well 2"
"But I've made $13.72 already today! Ow, stop throwing pennies."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.5968.
http://xkcd.com/568/

569

Borders - 2009-04-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/borders.png
"Borders"
"Eventually a UN is set up. And then a lone rebel runs down the line of flags in front of it, runs back to his base, and gets a kajillion points."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.5278.
http://xkcd.com/569/

570

New Car - 2009-04-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/new_car.png
"New Car"
"Somewhere out there is a company that has actually figured out how to enlarge penises, and it's helpless to reach potential customers."

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.5256.
http://xkcd.com/570/

571

Can't Sleep - 2009-04-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cant_sleep.png
"Can't Sleep"
"If androids someday DO dream of electric sheep, don't forget to declare sheepCount as a long int."

This comic beat 45 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.5233.
http://xkcd.com/571/

572

Together - 2009-04-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/together.png
"Together"
"This scavenger hunt is getting boring. Let's go work on the treehouse!"

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5857.
http://xkcd.com/572/

573

Parental Trolling - 2009-04-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/parental_trolling.png
"Parental Trolling"
"They'll pick music and culture that they know annoys you. Building in behavioral easter eggs is a fair retaliation!"

This comic beat 20 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.3509.
http://xkcd.com/573/

574

Swine Flu - 2009-04-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/swine_flu.png
"Swine Flu"
"Bad flu epidemics can hit young adults hardest because they provoke their powerful immune systems into overreaction, so to stay healthy spend the next few weeks drunk and sleep-deprived to keep yours suppressed."

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.4314.
http://xkcd.com/574/

575

Tag Combination - 2009-04-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tag_combination.png
"Tag Combination"
"I love Eileen / and want you to love her / When you're around / I'm one floor above her / If you could see / just how much I adore her / Oh, that pretty red dress / I'd do anything for her / (Too ra loo ra too ra loo rye ayy)"

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.3387.
http://xkcd.com/575/

576

Packages - 2009-05-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/packages.png
"Packages"
"Day six: 'The hell? Who mails a bobcat?'"

This comic beat 44 other comics and was beaten by 18 other comics for a total score of 0.7097.
http://xkcd.com/576/

577

The Race: Part 1 - 2009-05-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_race_part_1.png
"The Race: Part 1"
"Great, and you JUST finished paying off the settlement over the Wayne Coyne hamster ball incident."

This comic beat 17 other comics and was beaten by 44 other comics for a total score of 0.2787.
http://xkcd.com/577/

578

The Race: Part 2 - 2009-05-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_race_part_2.png
"The Race: Part 2"
"The Hammer + Captain Tightpants == Captain Hammerpants?"

This comic beat 18 other comics and was beaten by 53 other comics for a total score of 0.2535.
http://xkcd.com/578/

579

The Race: Part 3 - 2009-05-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_race_part_3.png
"The Race: Part 3"
"No, the best things about The Sarah Connor Chronicles were: (1) watching Sarah and Cameron try to pass for normal, and (2) Cameron throwing people and things through walls. Everything else was pretty secondary."

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.3438.
http://xkcd.com/579/

580

The Race: Part 4 - 2009-05-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_race_part_4.png
"The Race: Part 4"
"Things are rarely just crazy enough to work, but they're frequently just crazy enough to fail hilariously."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.3636.
http://xkcd.com/580/

581

The Race: Part 5 - 2009-05-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_race_part_5.png
"The Race: Part 5"
"It was actually canceled because they just noticed he's been naked under that coat the whole time. There's a petition on Facebook to get Fox to un-cancel it, and one on Livejournal to get him to take off the coat."

This comic beat 16 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.3077.
http://xkcd.com/581/

582

Brakes - 2009-05-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/brakes.png
"Brakes"
"It was the funniest 6.5 seconds of my life, although as usual like 80% of it was just Tom and Ray's gasping, hacking laughter."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.5231.
http://xkcd.com/582/

583

CNR - 2009-05-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cnr.png
"CNR"
"Can't and shouldn't."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.4143.
http://xkcd.com/583/

584

Unsatisfied - 2009-05-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/unsatisfied.png
"Unsatisfied"
"Forever comparing, never evaluating on any external scale. If you were a sort function, you'd never break the nlogn barrier."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.4032.
http://xkcd.com/584/

585

Outreach - 2009-05-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/outreach.png
"Outreach"
"Completely implausible? Yes. Nevertheless, worth keeping a can of shark repellent next to the bed."

This comic beat 48 other comics and was beaten by 19 other comics for a total score of 0.7164.
http://xkcd.com/585/

586

Mission to Culture - 2009-05-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/mission_to_culture.png
"Mission to Culture"
"It can't be very MUCH money ... they apparently can't even afford a sampler. I mean, with a little remixing, some of this could be kinda good!"

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.4528.
http://xkcd.com/586/

587

Crime Scene - 2009-05-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/crime_scene.png
"Crime Scene"
"I think I see a Mandelbrot set! No, that's just blood splatters. Golly."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5172.
http://xkcd.com/587/

588

Pep Rally - 2009-05-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pep_rally.png
"Pep Rally"
"You know, pep rallies weirded me out in high school, and they've only gotten creepier in retrospect."

This comic beat 43 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.5375.
http://xkcd.com/588/

589

Designated Drivers - 2009-05-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/designated_drivers.png
"Designated Drivers"
"Calling a cab means cutting into beer money."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.5385.
http://xkcd.com/589/

590

Papyrus - 2009-05-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/papyrus.png
"Papyrus"
"I secretly, deep in my guilty heart, like Papyrus and don't care if it's overused. [Cue hate mail in beautifully-kerned Helvetica.]"

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5455.
http://xkcd.com/590/

591

Troll Slayer - 2009-06-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/troll_slayer.png
"Troll Slayer"
"We have met the enemy and he is us."

This comic beat 46 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.6053.
http://xkcd.com/591/

592

Drama - 2009-06-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/drama.png
"Drama"
"This happens in geek circles every so often. The 'Hey, this is just a system I can figure out easily!' is also a problem among engineers first diving into the stock market."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.4918.
http://xkcd.com/592/

593

Voynich Manuscript - 2009-06-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/voynich_manuscript.png
"Voynich Manuscript"
"Wait, is that the ORIGINAL voynich manuscript? Where did you GET that? Wanna try playing a round of Druids and Dicotyledons?"

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.5616.
http://xkcd.com/593/

594

Period - 2009-06-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/period.png
"Period"
"413 nanohertz, by the way."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.5286.
http://xkcd.com/594/

595

Android Girlfriend - 2009-06-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/android_girlfriend.png
"Android Girlfriend"
"Programming the sexbots to enjoy sex seemed a sensible move at the time, but we didn't realize the consequences of their developing fetishes."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.4808.
http://xkcd.com/595/

596

Latitude - 2009-06-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/latitude.png
"Latitude"
"The G1, especially with the new Android upgrade, is way better than I originally thought."

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.5156.
http://xkcd.com/596/

597

Addiction - 2009-06-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/addiction.png
"Addiction"
"But if you unplug everything, it gets so quiet you hear that high-pitched empty-room hum. And then the whispers begin."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.5926.
http://xkcd.com/597/

598

Porn - 2009-06-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/porn.png
"Porn"
"I have a thing for corrupt women."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.4603.
http://xkcd.com/598/

599

Apocalypse - 2009-06-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/apocalypse.png
"Apocalypse"
"I wonder if I still have time to go shoot a short film with Kevin Bacon."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5161.
http://xkcd.com/599/

600

Android Boyfriend - 2009-06-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/android_boyfriend.png
"Android Boyfriend"
"Which is, coincidentally, the most unsettling mantlepiece decoration in my house."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.5185.
http://xkcd.com/600/

601

Game Theory - 2009-06-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/game_theory.png
"Game Theory"
"Wait, no, that one also loses. How about a nice game of chess?"

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.3621.
http://xkcd.com/601/

602

Overstimulated - 2009-06-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/overstimulated.png
"Overstimulated"
"My favorite thing to do at parties is to talk judgementally about people who aren't there."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.5357.
http://xkcd.com/602/

603

Idiocracy - 2009-06-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/idiocracy.png
"Idiocracy"
"People aren't going to change, for better or for worse. Technology's going to be so cool. All in all, the future will be okay! Except climate; we fucked that one up."

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.4151.
http://xkcd.com/603/

604

Qwertial Aphasia - 2009-07-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/qwertial_aphasia.png
"Qwertial Aphasia"
"If this were SMBC, the alt-text drawing thingy would be a giraffe hooker fluttering her eyelashes."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.5439.
http://xkcd.com/604/

605

Extrapolating - 2009-07-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/extrapolating.png
"Extrapolating"
"By the third trimester, there will be hundreds of babies inside you."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5522.
http://xkcd.com/605/

606

Cutting Edge - 2009-07-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cutting_edge.png
"Cutting Edge"
"I remember trying to log in to the original Command and Conquer servers a year or two back and feeling like I was knocking on the boarded-up gates of a ghost town. "

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5410.
http://xkcd.com/606/

607

2038 - 2009-07-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/2038.png
"2038"
"If only we'd chosen 1944-12-02 08:45:52 as the Unix epoch, we could've combined two doomsday scenarios into one and added a really boring scene to that Roland Emmerich movie."

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.3971.
http://xkcd.com/607/

608

Form - 2009-07-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/form.png
"Form"
"'This space intentionally left blank' is less immediately provocative but more Hofstadterially confusing."

This comic beat 53 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.7067.
http://xkcd.com/608/

609

Tab Explosion - 2009-07-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tab_explosion.png
"Tab Explosion"
"Cracked.com is another inexplicable browser narcotic. They could write a list of '17 worst haircuts in the Ottoman Empire' and I'd read through to the end, then click on all the links at the end."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.4928.
http://xkcd.com/609/

610

Sheeple - 2009-07-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sheeple.png
"Sheeple"
"Hey, what are the odds -- five Ayn Rand fans on the same train! Must be going to a convention."

This comic beat 58 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.6517.
http://xkcd.com/610/

611

Disaster Voyeurism - 2009-07-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/disaster_voyeurism.png
"Disaster Voyeurism"
"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."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.5714.
http://xkcd.com/611/

612

Estimation - 2009-07-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/estimation.png
"Estimation"
"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."

This comic beat 45 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.5696.
http://xkcd.com/612/

613

Threesome - 2009-07-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/threesome.png
"Threesome"
"I wanted us to try finding an approximate numeric solution, but noooo."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.5000.
http://xkcd.com/613/

614

Woodpecker - 2009-07-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/woodpecker.png
"Woodpecker"
"If you don't have an extension cord I can get that too. Because we're friends! Right?"

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.5541.
http://xkcd.com/614/

615

Avoidance - 2009-07-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/avoidance.png
"Avoidance"
"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."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.4286.
http://xkcd.com/615/

616

Lease - 2009-07-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/lease.png
"Lease"
"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."

This comic beat 40 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.6250.
http://xkcd.com/616/

617

Understocked - 2009-07-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/understocked.png
"Understocked"
"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'."

This comic beat 20 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.3846.
http://xkcd.com/617/

618

Asteroid - 2009-08-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/asteroid.png
"Asteroid"
"My Deep Impact/Little Prince crossover fanfic has been poorly received by the community."

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.4314.
http://xkcd.com/618/

619

Supported Features - 2009-08-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/supported_features.png
"Supported Features"
"I hear many of you finally have smooth Flash support, but me and my Intel card are still waiting on a kernel patch somewhere in the pipeline before we can watch Jon Stewart smoothly."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.4928.
http://xkcd.com/619/

620

Wings - 2009-08-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/wings.png
"Wings"
"Please do not try any of this and die or get arrested."

This comic beat 43 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.6324.
http://xkcd.com/620/

621

Superlative - 2009-08-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/superlative.png
"Superlative"
"Stay while I recount the crazy TF2 kill I managed yesterday, my friends."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.3881.
http://xkcd.com/621/

622

Haiku Proof - 2009-08-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/haiku_proof.png
"Haiku Proof"
"After somewhere around 40 hours, there's no academic reason to go to the class. Only go for the hallucinations."

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.3729.
http://xkcd.com/622/

623

Oregon - 2009-08-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/oregon.png
"Oregon"
"A century later, the harrowing flight of the survivors from Oregon was dramatized in a popular video game."

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.3750.
http://xkcd.com/623/

624

Branding - 2009-08-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/branding.png
"Branding"
"Actually, 'RSS&M' is kinda catchy."

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.4576.
http://xkcd.com/624/

625

Collections - 2009-08-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/collections.png
"Collections"
"You know what really helps an existential crisis? Wondering how much shelf space to leave for a Terry Pratchett collection."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.4444.
http://xkcd.com/625/

626

Newton and Leibniz - 2009-08-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/newton_and_leibniz.png
"Newton and Leibniz"
"YEEEEEEAAAAAAHHHHHH!"

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 23 other comics for a total score of 0.6290.
http://xkcd.com/626/

627

Tech Support Cheat Sheet - 2009-08-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tech_support_cheat_sheet.png
"Tech Support Cheat Sheet"
"'Hey Megan, it's your father. How do I print out a flowchart?'"

This comic beat 44 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.6197.
http://xkcd.com/627/

628

Psychic - 2009-08-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/psychic.png
"Psychic"
"You can do a lot better than 1% if you start keeping track of the patterns in what numbers people pick."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.4675.
http://xkcd.com/628/

629

Skins - 2009-08-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/skins.png
"Skins"
"There's Livejournal drama between those who want to wear human suits over fursuits and those who just take off the fursuits."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.4063.
http://xkcd.com/629/

630

Time Travel - 2009-08-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time_travel.png
"Time Travel"
"She also starts every letter with "Dear Future <your name>"."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.6129.
http://xkcd.com/630/

631

Anatomy Text - 2009-09-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/anatomy_text.png
"Anatomy Text"
"For many of the anatomy pictures on Wikipedia, I think this is actually not far from reality. They only look all formal and professional due to careful cropping."

This comic beat 19 other comics and was beaten by 55 other comics for a total score of 0.2568.
http://xkcd.com/631/

632

Suspicion - 2009-09-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/suspicion.png
"Suspicion"
"Fine, walk away. I'm gonna go cry into a pint of Ben&Jerry's Brownie Batter(tm) ice cream [link], then take out my frustration on a variety of great flash games from PopCap Games(r) [link]."

This comic beat 45 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.6081.
http://xkcd.com/632/

633

Blockbuster Mining - 2009-09-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/blockbuster_mining.png
"Blockbuster Mining"
"The 2007 Bridge to Terebithia trailer put me off too much to see that particular movie, but I am cautiously optimistic about Where the Wild Things Are."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 43 other comics for a total score of 0.3768.
http://xkcd.com/633/

634

Date - 2009-09-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/date.png
"Date"
"Well, the kid's definitely getting the biology geek phenotype."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.5135.
http://xkcd.com/634/

635

Locke and Demosthenes - 2009-09-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/locke_and_demosthenes.png
"Locke and Demosthenes"
"Dear Peter Wiggin: This letter is to inform you that you have received enough upvotes on your reddit comments to become president of the world. Please be at the UN tomorrow at 8:00 sharp."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5000.
http://xkcd.com/635/

636

Brontosaurus - 2009-09-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/brontosaurus.png
"Brontosaurus"
"Well, sex is like a velociraptor: despite your movie-fueled lifelong neurotic obsession, unlikely to be found in your house."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.4394.
http://xkcd.com/636/

637

Scribblenauts - 2009-09-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/scribblenauts.png
"Scribblenauts"
"Let me look away and type 'guy who's just jealous that I beat all his MarioKart times' and turn back, and ... yup, there you are again!"

This comic beat 23 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.3538.
http://xkcd.com/637/

638

The Search - 2009-09-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_search.png
"The Search"
"I am so excited about the Kepler mission. This is the second most important thing our species has ever done, right behind inventing the concept of delivery pizza."

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.6029.
http://xkcd.com/638/

639

Lincoln-Douglas - 2009-09-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/lincoln_douglas.png
"Lincoln-Douglas"
"Stephen Douglas actually died soon after the debates and election, but if you demand historical accuracy in your webcomics you should be reading Hark! A Vagrant."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 17 other comics for a total score of 0.6731.
http://xkcd.com/639/

640

Tornado Hunter - 2009-09-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tornado_hunter.png
"Tornado Hunter"
"The Fujita Scale was replaced by the Enhanced Fujita Scale in 2007, but I think 'EF-5' sounds stupid, so I vote we just use the new measurements for assigning numbers but still call them 'F-whatever'."

This comic beat 47 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.5529.
http://xkcd.com/640/

641

Free - 2009-09-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/free.png
"Free"
"Asbestos is bad; definitely get the one on the right. Wait -- this one over here has no swine flu! Now I can't decide."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.4833.
http://xkcd.com/641/

642

Creepy - 2009-09-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/creepy.png
"Creepy"
"And I even got out my adorable new netbook!"

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.4776.
http://xkcd.com/642/

643

Ohm - 2009-09-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ohm.png
"Ohm"
"More generally, with great power comes great dEnergy/dt."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.5205.
http://xkcd.com/643/

644

Surgery - 2009-10-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/surgery.png
"Surgery"
"Damn. Not only did he not install it, he sutured a 'Vista-Ready' sticker onto my arm."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.5070.
http://xkcd.com/644/

645

RPS - 2009-10-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/rps.png
"RPS"
"It looks good, but it needs more postfixins."

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 50 other comics for a total score of 0.2958.
http://xkcd.com/645/

646

Conversations - 2009-10-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/conversations.png
"Conversations"
"If the dysentery graph looks historically inaccurate it's because I got all my data from Oregon Trail."

This comic beat 19 other comics and was beaten by 58 other comics for a total score of 0.2468.
http://xkcd.com/646/

647

Scary - 2009-10-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/scary.png
"Scary"
"I'm teaching every 8-year-old relative to say this, and every 14-year-old to do the same thing with Toy Story. Also, Pokemon hit the US over a decade ago and kids born after Aladdin came out will turn 18 next year."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4677.
http://xkcd.com/647/

648

Fall Foliage - 2009-10-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/fall_foliage.png
"Fall Foliage"
"And I could replace you with older pictures of you, from back when you looked happy."

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.3621.
http://xkcd.com/648/

649

Static - 2009-10-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/static.png
"Static"
"I firmly believe that nothing can go wrong on a project if you're wearing one of those wrist things."

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.3793.
http://xkcd.com/649/

650

Nowhere - 2009-10-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/nowhere.png
"Nowhere"
"I mean, seriously, NOWHERE? For starters, there are like a thousand species of dinosaur."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.5294.
http://xkcd.com/650/

651

Bag Check - 2009-10-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/bag_check.png
"Bag Check"
"A laptop battery contains roughly the stored energy of a hand grenade, and if shorted it ... hey! You can't arrest me if I prove your rules inconsistent!"

This comic beat 43 other comics and was beaten by 19 other comics for a total score of 0.6935.
http://xkcd.com/651/

652

More Accurate - 2009-10-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/more_accurate.png
"More Accurate"
"We live in a world where there are actual fleets of robot assassins patrolling the skies. At some point there, we left the present and entered the future."

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.5190.
http://xkcd.com/652/

653

So Bad It's Worse - 2009-10-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/so_bad_its_worse.png
"So Bad It's Worse"
"You think it's so legendarily bad that you'll torrent it and sit through it just for the kitschy nerd cred. I, too, once thought as you did."

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.3750.
http://xkcd.com/653/

654

Nachos - 2009-10-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/nachos.png
"Nachos"
"'Cheater!' 'Hey, gaming on wifi? You have only yourself to blame.'"

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.6032.
http://xkcd.com/654/

655

Climbing - 2009-10-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/climbing.png
"Climbing"
"Where did you even get this wall? Return it there and stand it back up right now."

This comic beat 43 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6615.
http://xkcd.com/655/

656

October 30th - 2009-10-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/october_30th.png
"October 30th"
"Not enough houses on your block? Just hit them at 30-year intervals from here to 2300 and get 10x the candy."

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.5467.
http://xkcd.com/656/

657

Movie Narrative Charts - 2009-11-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/movie_narrative_charts.png
"Movie Narrative Charts"
"In the LotR map, up and down correspond LOOSELY to northwest and southeast respectively."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 23 other comics for a total score of 0.5818.
http://xkcd.com/657/

658

Orbitals - 2009-11-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/orbitals.png
"Orbitals"
"Except the people filtering in late are the partiers, so you end up with drunken makeouts in the living room and the next roommate to return home has to sleep in the hall lounge orbital."

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 45 other comics for a total score of 0.4231.
http://xkcd.com/658/

659

Lego - 2009-11-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/lego.png
"Lego"
"Dad, where is Grandpa right now?"

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 19 other comics for a total score of 0.6042.
http://xkcd.com/659/

660

Sympathy - 2009-11-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sympathy.png
"Sympathy"
"Excellent recovery: ... which we could try to use to somehow save your original brother!"

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.4754.
http://xkcd.com/660/

661

Two-Party System - 2009-11-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/two_party_system.png
"Two-Party System"
"I favor approval voting or IRV chiefly because they mean we might get to bring back The Bull Moose party."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.4531.
http://xkcd.com/661/

662

iPhone or Droid - 2009-11-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/iphone_or_droid.png
"iPhone or Droid"
"It may be a fundamentally empty experience, but holy crap the Droid's 265 ppi screen is amazing."

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.4714.
http://xkcd.com/662/

663

Sagan-Man - 2009-11-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sagan-man.png
"Sagan-Man"
"They laugh now, but within 10 years the city's entire criminal class will have quit to work on space research."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.4930.
http://xkcd.com/663/

664

Academia vs. Business - 2009-11-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/academia_vs_business.png
"Academia vs. Business"
"Some engineer out there has solved P=NP and it's locked up in an electric eggbeater calibration routine. For every 0x5f375a86 we learn about, there are thousands we never see."

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.6308.
http://xkcd.com/664/

665

Prudence - 2009-11-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/prudence.png
"Prudence"
"Moments later, the White Witch rolls up and, confused, tries to tempt the probe with a firmware upgrade."

This comic beat 45 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.6522.
http://xkcd.com/665/

666

Silent Hammer - 2009-11-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/silent_hammer.png
"Silent Hammer"
"I bet he'll keep quiet for a couple weeks and then-- wait, did you nail a piece of scrap wood to my antique table a moment ago?"

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5455.
http://xkcd.com/666/

667

SkiFree - 2009-11-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/skifree.png
"SkiFree"
"And from that day on, I wore this little 'F' key pendant everywhere I went."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5000.
http://xkcd.com/667/

668

Pandora - 2009-11-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pandora.png
"Pandora"
"What? Oh, no, the 'Enchanted' soundtrack was just playing because Pandora's algorithms are terrible. [silence] ... (quietly) That's how you knooooooow ..."

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.4151.
http://xkcd.com/668/

669

Experiment - 2009-11-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/experiment.png
"Experiment"
"The other two are still lost on the infinite plane of uniform density."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.6066.
http://xkcd.com/669/

670

Spinal Tap Amps - 2009-12-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/spinal_tap_amps.png
"Spinal Tap Amps"
"Wow, that's less than $200 per ... uh ... that's a good deal!"

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5821.
http://xkcd.com/670/

671

Stephen and Me - 2009-12-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/stephen_and_me.png
"Stephen and Me"
"Hey, let go! We were all thinking it! Someone had to speak truth to power!"

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 50 other comics for a total score of 0.3333.
http://xkcd.com/671/

672

Suggestions - 2009-12-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/suggestions.png
"Suggestions"
"An hour later: SUGGESTION: LICK HER NIPPLE MORE."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.3939.
http://xkcd.com/672/

673

The Sun - 2009-12-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_sun.png
"The Sun"
"Obligatory bad guy: This operation is sheer foolishness, and it's not happening on my watch! Mainly because I can't figure out how to adjust the time."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.5319.
http://xkcd.com/673/

674

Natural Parenting - 2009-12-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/natural_parenting.png
"Natural Parenting"
"On one hand, every single one of my ancestors going back billions of years has managed to figure it out. On the other hand, that's the mother of all sampling biases."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.5139.
http://xkcd.com/674/

675

Revolutionary - 2009-12-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/revolutionary.png
"Revolutionary"
"I mean, what's more likely -- that I have uncovered fundamental flaws in this field that no one in it has ever thought about, or that I need to read a little more? Hint: it's the one that involves less work."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5167.
http://xkcd.com/675/

676

Abstraction - 2009-12-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/abstraction.png
"Abstraction"
"If I'm such a god, why isn't Maru *my* cat?"

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.5079.
http://xkcd.com/676/

677

Asshole - 2009-12-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/asshole.png
"Asshole"
"[Shortly thereafter, at a nearby bakery] ::CRASH:: ::RUMBLE:: ::VRRRRRR:: '... I don't know, officer. It just scooped up an entire rack of scones and drove away!'"

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 43 other comics for a total score of 0.4625.
http://xkcd.com/677/

678

Researcher Translation - 2009-12-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/researcher_translation.png
"Researcher Translation"
"A technology that is '20 years away' will be 20 years away indefinitely."

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.5593.
http://xkcd.com/678/

679

Christmas Plans - 2009-12-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/christmas_plans.png
"Christmas Plans"
"Physicists who want to protect traditional Christmas realize that the only way to keep from changing Christmas is not to observe it."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.4127.
http://xkcd.com/679/

680

December 25th - 2009-12-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/december_25th.png
"December 25th"
"If you're turning 27 and were born in the Northeast, maybe you were conceived in the April blizzard of 1982. Imagine: snowed in, candles, massage oil, your mom sporting nothing but her early 80's haircut and a smile ... aren't you glad you read the title-text?"

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.4533.
http://xkcd.com/680/

681

Gravity Wells - 2009-12-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/gravity_wells.png
"Gravity Wells"
"This doesn't take into account the energy imparted by orbital motion (or gravity assists or the Oberth effect), all of which can make it easier to reach outer planets."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.4861.
http://xkcd.com/681/

682

Force - 2009-12-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/force.png
"Force"
"Force-choking the chicken."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.3692.
http://xkcd.com/682/

683

Science Montage - 2010-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/science_montage.png
"Science Montage"
"The rat's perturbed; it must sense nanobots! Code grey! We have a Helvetica scenario!"

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.5968.
http://xkcd.com/683/

684

We Get It - 2010-01-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/we_get_it.png
"We Get It"
"The most brutal way I've ever seen someone handle this was 'Oh, you have a girlfriend. Are you going to get married?' 'I, uh, don't know--' 'Well, do you love her?' '...' 'Anyway, what were you saying about the movie?'"

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.5079.
http://xkcd.com/684/

685

G-Spot - 2010-01-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/g-spot.png
"G-Spot"
"The BBC lead was 'The elusive erogenous zone said to exist in some women may be a myth, say researchers who have hunted for it.' I couldn't read it with a straight face."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.3968.
http://xkcd.com/685/

686

Admin Mourning - 2010-01-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/admin_mourning.png
"Admin Mourning"
"And every day it gets harder to fight the urge to su to the user and freak people out."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5088.
http://xkcd.com/686/

687

Dimensional Analysis - 2010-01-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/dimensional_analysis.png
"Dimensional Analysis"
"Or the pressure at the Earth's core will rise slightly."

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.6029.
http://xkcd.com/687/

688

Self-Description - 2010-01-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/self_description.png
"Self-Description"
"The contents of any one panel are dependent on the contents of every panel including itself. The graph of panel dependencies is complete and bidirectional, and each node has a loop. The mouseover text has two hundred and forty-two characters."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5821.
http://xkcd.com/688/

689

FIRST Design - 2010-01-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/first_design.png
"FIRST Design"
"Pool on the roof must've sprung a leak."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5000.
http://xkcd.com/689/

690

Semicontrolled Demolition - 2010-01-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/semicontrolled_demolition.png
"Semicontrolled Demolition"
"I believe the truth always lies halfway between the most extreme claims."

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.5316.
http://xkcd.com/690/

691

MicroSD - 2010-01-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/microsd.png
"MicroSD"
"That card holds a refrigerator carton's worth of floppy discs, and a soda can full of those cards could hold the entire iTunes store's music library. Mmmm."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.5135.
http://xkcd.com/691/

692

Dirty Harry - 2010-01-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/dirty_harry.png
"Dirty Harry"
"Sci-fi has energy weapons because otherwise the people like me who watch it get distracted counting shots."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.4638.
http://xkcd.com/692/

693

Children's Fantasy - 2010-01-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/childrens_fantasy.png
"Children's Fantasy"
"I was going to be a scientist, but that seems silly now. Magical worlds exist. I've learned a huge truth about our place in the universe. I'm supposed to care about college? I mean, FUCK."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.5714.
http://xkcd.com/693/

694

Retro Virus - 2010-01-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/retro_virus.png
"Retro Virus"
"He says this is the year of Linux on the desktop! The world of Windows will fade any moment now!"

This comic beat 23 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.3898.
http://xkcd.com/694/

695

Spirit - 2010-01-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/spirit.png
"Spirit"
"On January 26th, 2274 Mars days into the mission, NASA declared Spirit a 'stationary research station', expected to stay operational for several more months until the dust buildup on its solar panels forces a final shutdown."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.5806.
http://xkcd.com/695/

696

Strip Games - 2010-02-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/strip_games.png
"Strip Games"
"HOW ABOUT A NICE GAME OF STRIP GLOBAL THERMONUCLEAR WAR?"

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.4667.
http://xkcd.com/696/

697

Tensile vs. Shear Strength - 2010-02-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tensile_vs_shear_strength.png
"Tensile vs. Shear Strength"
"Although really, the damage was done when the party planners took the hole punch to the elevator ribbon to hang up the sign."

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.4286.
http://xkcd.com/697/

698

You Hang Up First - 2010-02-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/you_hang_up_first.png
"You Hang Up First"
"No, YOU stumble past a series of post-breakup hookups in a daze as you slowly realize what you've lost and how unlikely you are ever to get it back first."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.3846.
http://xkcd.com/698/

699

Trimester - 2010-02-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/trimester.png
"Trimester"
"Also, it's not like anyone actually calls up the Nobel committee to double-check things."

This comic beat 44 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.6377.
http://xkcd.com/699/

700

Complexion - 2010-02-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/complexion.png
"Complexion"
"Why do all my attempts at science end with me being punched by Batman? (P.S. benzoyl peroxide soap works great.)"

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.5185.
http://xkcd.com/700/

701

Science Valentine - 2010-02-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/science_valentine.png
"Science Valentine"
"You don't use science to show that you're right, you use science to become right."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 48 other comics for a total score of 0.3924.
http://xkcd.com/701/

702

Snow Tracking - 2010-02-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/snow_tracking.png
"Snow Tracking"
"I suppose that's more accurately a hare dryer."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5758.
http://xkcd.com/702/

703

Honor Societies - 2010-02-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/honor_societies.png
"Honor Societies"
"Hey, why do YOU get to be the president of Tautology Clu-- wait, I can guess."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.5000.
http://xkcd.com/703/

704

Principle of Explosion - 2010-02-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/principle_of_explosion.png
"Principle of Explosion"
"You want me to pick up waffle cones? Oh, right, for the wine. One sec, let me just derive your son's credit card number and I'll be on my way."

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.5000.
http://xkcd.com/704/

705

Devotion to Duty - 2010-02-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/devotion_to_duty.png
"Devotion to Duty"
"The weird sense of duty really good sysadmins have can border on the sociopathic, but it's nice to know that it stands between the forces of darkness and your cat blog's servers."

This comic beat 45 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.6250.
http://xkcd.com/705/

706

Freedom - 2010-02-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/freedom.png
"Freedom"
"Sometimes I'm terrified to realize how many options other people have."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.4828.
http://xkcd.com/706/

707

Joshing - 2010-02-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/joshing.png
"Joshing"
"You'll be moved up from 49 of ~7 billion to 31 of ~7 billion."

This comic beat 18 other comics and was beaten by 50 other comics for a total score of 0.2647.
http://xkcd.com/707/

708

Sex Dice - 2010-03-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sex_dice.png
"Sex Dice"
"You roll for initiative, and ... [roll] ... wow, do you ever take it."

This comic beat 43 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.6056.
http://xkcd.com/708/

709

I Am - 2010-03-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/i_am.png
"I Am"
"Great, LO-M. Do you speak Bocce? I'm supposed to find one that speaks Bocce."

This comic beat 15 other comics and was beaten by 51 other comics for a total score of 0.2273.
http://xkcd.com/709/

710

Collatz Conjecture - 2010-03-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/collatz_conjecture.png
"Collatz Conjecture"
"The Strong Collatz Conjecture states that this holds for any set of obsessively-hand-applied rules."

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 23 other comics for a total score of 0.4889.
http://xkcd.com/710/

711

Seismograph - 2010-03-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/seismograph.png
"Seismograph"
"The reverse only works if the subject has a nervous twitch."

This comic beat 23 other comics and was beaten by 39 other comics for a total score of 0.3710.
http://xkcd.com/711/

712

Single Ladies - 2010-03-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/single_ladies.png
"Single Ladies"
"Using a ring to bind someone you covet into your dark and twisted world? Wow, just got the subtext there. Also, the apparently eager Beyoncé would've made one badass NazgÃÂl."

This comic beat 19 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.3519.
http://xkcd.com/712/

713

GeoIP - 2010-03-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/geoip.png
"GeoIP"
"'Meet hot young singles in your mom's basement today'? Man, screw you, GeoIP."

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 46 other comics for a total score of 0.3235.
http://xkcd.com/713/

714

Porn For Women - 2010-03-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/porn_for_women.png
"Porn For Women"
"Yes, there are a lot of longing looks across the bridge of Galactica first, but that's beside the point!"

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 39 other comics for a total score of 0.4348.
http://xkcd.com/714/

715

Numbers - 2010-03-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/numbers.png
"Numbers"
"The typical internet user (who wants to share) has an IQ of 147 and a 9-inch penis. Well, better than the reverse, I guess."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.3934.
http://xkcd.com/715/

716

Time Machine - 2010-03-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time_machine.png
"Time Machine"
"We never see any time travelers because they all discover it's a huge mistake. This is also why your friend at the lab suddenly looked about a year older recently."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.4237.
http://xkcd.com/716/

717

Furtive - 2010-03-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/furtive.png
"Furtive"
"... go go gadget video camera. Go go gadget cup."

This comic beat 15 other comics and was beaten by 45 other comics for a total score of 0.2500.
http://xkcd.com/717/

718

The Flake Equation - 2010-03-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_flake_equation.png
"The Flake Equation"
"Statistics suggest that there should be tons of alien encounter stories, and in practice there are tons of alien encounter stories. This is known as Fermi's Lack-of-a-Paradox."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.3750.
http://xkcd.com/718/

719

Brain Worms - 2010-03-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/brain_worms.png
"Brain Worms"
"Hey, it says here that if you dream about your teeth falling out, it means they're spreading."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4407.
http://xkcd.com/719/

720

Recipes - 2010-03-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/recipes.png
"Recipes"
"To be fair, the braised and confused newt on a bed of crushed Doritos turned out to be delicious."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 47 other comics for a total score of 0.3816.
http://xkcd.com/720/

721

Flatland - 2010-03-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/flatland.png
"Flatland"
"Also, I apologize for the time I climbed down into your world and everyone freaked out about the lesbian orgy overseen by a priest."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.5932.
http://xkcd.com/721/

722

Computer Problems - 2010-04-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/computer_problems.png
"Computer Problems"
"This is how I explain computer problems to my cat. My cat usually seems happier than me."

This comic beat 43 other comics and was beaten by 23 other comics for a total score of 0.6515.
http://xkcd.com/722/

723

Seismic Waves - 2010-04-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/seismic_waves.png
"Seismic Waves"
"The USGS operates a really neat email/SMS earthquake notification service (earthquake.usgs.gov/ens/) that allows fine-grained control of notifications."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 21 other comics for a total score of 0.5714.
http://xkcd.com/723/

724

Hell - 2010-04-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/hell.png
"Hell"
"There's also a Katamari level where everything is just slightly bigger than you, and a Mario level with a star just out of reach."

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.5250.
http://xkcd.com/724/

725

Literally - 2010-04-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/literally.png
"Literally"
"The chemistry experiment had me figuratively -- and then shortly thereafter literally -- glued to my seat."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.4875.
http://xkcd.com/725/

726

Seat Selection - 2010-04-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/seat_selection.png
"Seat Selection"
"Don't click on the wing."

This comic beat 63 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.7000.
http://xkcd.com/726/

727

Trade Expert - 2010-04-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/trade_expert.png
"Trade Expert"
"I mean, it's been almost twenty years. Now, it's possible you're simply embedding Windows directory paths in your URIs, but in that case you need more than just a short lecture."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.4754.
http://xkcd.com/727/

728

iPad - 2010-04-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ipad.png
"iPad"
"Maybe we're all gonna die, but we're gonna die in *really cool ways*."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4844.
http://xkcd.com/728/

729

Laser Pointer - 2010-04-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/laser_pointer.png
"Laser Pointer"
"It's a lasing cat-vity!"

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.5345.
http://xkcd.com/729/

730

Circuit Diagram - 2010-04-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/circuit_diagram.png
"Circuit Diagram"
"I just caught myself idly trying to work out what that resistor mass would actually be, and realized I had self-nerd-sniped."

This comic beat 45 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.5172.
http://xkcd.com/730/

731

Desert Island - 2010-04-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/desert_island.png
"Desert Island"
"Telescopes and bathyscaphes and sonar probes of Scottish lakes, Tacoma Narrows bridge collapse explained with abstract phase-space maps, some x-ray slides, a music score, Minard's Napoleonic war: the most exciting new frontier is charting what's already here."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 47 other comics for a total score of 0.4405.
http://xkcd.com/731/

732

HDTV - 2010-04-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/hdtv.png
"HDTV"
"We're also stuck with blurry, juddery, slow-panning 24fps movies forever because (thanks to 60fps home video) people associate high framerates with camcorders and cheap sitcoms, and thus think good framerates look 'fake'."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.4559.
http://xkcd.com/732/

733

Eagle - 2010-04-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/eagle.png
"Eagle"
"In the off-seasons, I hire an animal trainer to help confront secret agents with situations which they are unable to report by radio."

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.3667.
http://xkcd.com/733/

734

Outbreak - 2010-04-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/outbreak.png
"Outbreak"
"Let's get dinner after we promptly destroy all the X-7 we've manufactured."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 43 other comics for a total score of 0.3582.
http://xkcd.com/734/

735

Floor - 2010-05-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/floor.png
"Floor"
"We once got grounded when we convinced the FAA to block flights through our county because of ash clouds."

This comic beat 43 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6615.
http://xkcd.com/735/

736

Cemetery - 2010-05-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cemetery.png
"Cemetery"
"Three headstones down, I got a call from my mom and it went from bad to worse."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6140.
http://xkcd.com/736/

737

Yogurt - 2010-05-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/yogurt.png
"Yogurt"
"I am firmly of the opinion that if something doesn't have a year on it, every time the expiration date rolls around it is good again for the two weeks preceding that date."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.4085.
http://xkcd.com/737/

738

Incision - 2010-05-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/incision.png
"Incision"
"At one point, by force of childhood habit, the doctor accidentally removed three or four organs."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.4225.
http://xkcd.com/738/

739

Malamanteau - 2010-05-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/malamanteau.png
"Malamanteau"
"The article has twenty-three citations, one of which is an obscure manuscript from the 1490's and the other twenty-two are arguments on LanguageLog."

This comic beat 13 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.2549.
http://xkcd.com/739/

740

The Tell-Tale Beat - 2010-05-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_tell_tale_beat.png
"The Tell-Tale Beat"
"You fancy me mad. Could a madman have outsmarted the greatest electronica/techno artists of our era? Next to fall will be Roderick Usher's house/trance band."

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.5250.
http://xkcd.com/740/

741

Blogging - 2010-05-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/blogging.png
"Blogging"
"I'm looking to virally monetize your eyeballs by selling them for transplants."

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 45 other comics for a total score of 0.3182.
http://xkcd.com/741/

742

Campfire - 2010-05-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/campfire.png
"Campfire"
"100 years later, this story remains terrifying--not because it's the local network block, but because the killer is still on IPv4."

This comic beat 19 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.3115.
http://xkcd.com/742/

743

Infrastructures - 2010-05-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/infrastructures.png
"Infrastructures"
"The heartfelt tune it plays is CC licensed, and you can get it from my seed on JoinDiaspora.com whenever that project gets going."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.4595.
http://xkcd.com/743/

744

Walkthrough - 2010-05-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/walkthrough.png
"Walkthrough"
"There's nothing hotter than porn dubbed over with a poorly-mic'd teenager's voice explaining each step in a droning monotone. 'okay, we're almost at the spawn point ... separate the labia, but watch out, there are more inside them ...""

This comic beat 18 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.3273.
http://xkcd.com/744/

745

Dyslexics - 2010-05-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/dyslexics.png
"Dyslexics"
"And of course I had to redo this like three times because I kept writing 'UNTIE'; I kept doing 'doing 'doing it wrong' wrong' wrong."

This comic beat 16 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.3077.
http://xkcd.com/745/

746

Birth - 2010-05-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/birth.png
"Birth"
"All those GTA marathons during the pregnancy were a bad idea."

This comic beat 19 other comics and was beaten by 61 other comics for a total score of 0.2375.
http://xkcd.com/746/

747

Geeks and Nerds - 2010-05-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/geeks_and_nerds.png
"Geeks and Nerds"
"The definitions I grew up with were that a geek is someone unusually into something (so you could have computer geeks, baseball geeks, theater geeks, etc) and nerds are (often awkward) science, math, or computer geeks. But definitions vary."

This comic beat 30 other comics and was beaten by 39 other comics for a total score of 0.4348.
http://xkcd.com/747/

748

Worst-Case Scenario - 2010-06-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/worst_case_scenario.png
"Worst-Case Scenario"
"To get serious analyses of hurricanes and oil slicks, see Jeff Masters' blog. To get serious discussions of worst-case scenario thinking, see Bruce Schneier's blog. To get enough Vitamin D, don't read any blogs and go outside instead."

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.4154.
http://xkcd.com/748/

749

Study - 2010-06-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/study.png
"Study"
"Volunteers needed for a study on transmission of urushiol from digital contact with thin strips of fibrous cellulose pulp."

This comic beat 40 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.6061.
http://xkcd.com/749/

750

Book Burning - 2010-06-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/book_burning.png
"Book Burning"
"Of course, since their cautionary tale was reported in a print newspaper, no one read it."

This comic beat 18 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.3750.
http://xkcd.com/750/

751

Swimsuit Issue - 2010-06-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/swimsuit_issue.png
"Swimsuit Issue"
"Parents: talk to your kids about popup blockers. Also, at some point, sex. But crucial fundamentals first!"

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.4154.
http://xkcd.com/751/

752

Phobia - 2010-06-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/phobia.png
"Phobia"
"Oh God, the tornado picked up snakes!"

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.3939.
http://xkcd.com/752/

753

Southern Half - 2010-06-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/southern_half.png
"Southern Half"
"Also, if you read his speech at Rice, all his arguments for going to the moon work equally well as arguments for blowing up the moon, sending cloned dinosaurs into space, or constructing a towering penis-shaped obelisk on Mars."

This comic beat 16 other comics and was beaten by 57 other comics for a total score of 0.2192.
http://xkcd.com/753/

754

Dependencies - 2010-06-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/dependencies.png
"Dependencies"
"The prereqs for CPSC 357, the class on package management, are CPSC 432, CPSC 357, and glibc2.5 or later."

This comic beat 19 other comics and was beaten by 39 other comics for a total score of 0.3276.
http://xkcd.com/754/

755

Interdisciplinary - 2010-06-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/interdisciplinary.png
"Interdisciplinary"
"Replace the pendulums with history students and you'll qualify for a grant!"

This comic beat 42 other comics and was beaten by 18 other comics for a total score of 0.7000.
http://xkcd.com/755/

756

Public Opinion - 2010-06-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/public_opinion.png
"Public Opinion"
"News networks giving a greater voice to viewers because the social web is so popular are like a chef on the Titanic who, seeing the looming iceberg and fleeing customers, figures ice is the future and starts making snow cones."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.4333.
http://xkcd.com/756/

757

Toot - 2010-06-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/toot.png
"Toot"
"This is also one of only five identified situations in which a vuvuzela is actually appropriate."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 23 other comics for a total score of 0.5208.
http://xkcd.com/757/

758

Raptor Fences - 2010-06-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/raptor_fences.png
"Raptor Fences"
"If at least one person has a nightmare about being swarmed by hundreds of mouse-sized dromaeosaurids, my work will have been done."

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.4286.
http://xkcd.com/758/

759

3x9 - 2010-06-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/3x9.png
"3x9"
"Handy exam trick: when you know the answer but not the correct derivation, derive blindly forward from the givens and backward from the answer, and join the chains once the equations start looking similar. Sometimes the graders don't notice the seam."

This comic beat 23 other comics and was beaten by 47 other comics for a total score of 0.3286.
http://xkcd.com/759/

760

Moria - 2010-06-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/moria.png
"Moria"
"Someone should really bring them a ladder and remind them to build the Endless Stair *first* next time."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 48 other comics for a total score of 0.3514.
http://xkcd.com/760/

761

DFS - 2010-07-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/dfs.png
"DFS"
"A breadth-first search makes a lot of sense for dating in general, actually; it suggests dating a bunch of people casually before getting serious, rather than having a series of five-year relationships one after the other."

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.3559.
http://xkcd.com/761/

762

Analogies - 2010-07-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/analogies.png
"Analogies"
"I just call all of them 'synecdoche'."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5397.
http://xkcd.com/762/

763

Workaround - 2010-07-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/workaround.png
"Workaround"
"I once worked on a friend's dad's computer. He had the hard drive divided into six partitions, C: through J:, with a 'Documents' directory tree on each one. Each new file appeared to be saved to a partition at random. I knew enough not to ask."

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.5789.
http://xkcd.com/763/

764

One Two - 2010-07-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/one_two.png
"One Two"
"Cue letters from anthropology majors complaining that this view of numerolinguistic development perpetuates a widespread myth. They get to write letters like that because when you're not getting a real science degree you have a lot of free time. Zing!"

This comic beat 17 other comics and was beaten by 52 other comics for a total score of 0.2464.
http://xkcd.com/764/

765

Dilution - 2010-07-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/dilution.png
"Dilution"
"Dear editors of Homeopathy Monthly: I have two small corrections for your July issue. One, it's spelled "echinacea", and two, homeopathic medicines are no better than placebos and your entire magazine is a sham."

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.3559.
http://xkcd.com/765/

766

Green Flash - 2010-07-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/green_flash.png
"Green Flash"
"The exact cause of the phenomenon is unknown, but it's thought to be linked to atmospheric refraction and you getting a really cool car."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 43 other comics for a total score of 0.4557.
http://xkcd.com/766/

767

Temper - 2010-07-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/temper.png
"Temper"
"Mr. Rogers projected an air of genuine, unwavering, almost saintly pure-hearted decency. But when you look deeper, at the person behind the image ... that's exactly what you find there, too. He's exactly what he appears to be."

This comic beat 13 other comics and was beaten by 52 other comics for a total score of 0.2000.
http://xkcd.com/767/

768

1996 - 2010-07-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/1996.png
"1996"
"College Board issues aside, I have fond memories of TI-BASIC, writing in it a 3D graphing engine and a stock market analyzer. With enough patience, I could make anything ... but friends. (Although with my chatterbot experiments, I certainly tried.)"

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.3684.
http://xkcd.com/768/

769

War - 2010-07-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/war.png
"War"
"They offered to make me a green beret, but I liked my regular one. Although it gets kind of squashed under my helmet."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.3968.
http://xkcd.com/769/

770

All the Girls - 2010-07-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/all_the_girls.png
"All the Girls"
"You know that I'll never leave you. Not as long as she's with someone."

This comic beat 23 other comics and was beaten by 44 other comics for a total score of 0.3433.
http://xkcd.com/770/

771

Period Speech - 2010-07-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/period_speech.png
"Period Speech"
"The same people who spend their weekends at the Blogger Reenactment Festivals will whine about the anachronisms in historical movies, but no one else will care."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 26 other comics for a total score of 0.5806.
http://xkcd.com/771/

772

Frogger - 2010-07-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/frogger.png
"Frogger"
"I understand you and your team worked hard on this, but when we said to make it more realistic, we meant the graphics."

This comic beat 17 other comics and was beaten by 48 other comics for a total score of 0.2615.
http://xkcd.com/772/

773

University Website - 2010-07-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/university_website.png
"University Website"
"People go to the website because they can't wait for the next alumni magazine, right? What do you mean, you want a campus map? One of our students made one as a CS class project back in '01! You can click to zoom and everything!"

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 45 other comics for a total score of 0.3750.
http://xkcd.com/773/

774

Atheists - 2010-08-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/atheists.png
"Atheists"
"'But you're using that same tactic to try to feel superior to me, too!' 'Sorry, that accusation expires after one use per conversation.'"

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.5536.
http://xkcd.com/774/

775

Savannah Ancestry - 2010-08-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/savannah_ancestry.png
"Savannah Ancestry"
"She's a perfectly nice lady from a beautiful city, and there's no reason to be mean just because she thinks a quarterback is a river in Egypt."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.3939.
http://xkcd.com/775/

776

Still No Sleep - 2010-08-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/still_no_sleep.png
"Still No Sleep"
"I'm not listening to you. I mean, what does a SQUIRREL know about mental health?"

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.5079.
http://xkcd.com/776/

777

Pore Strips - 2010-08-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pore_strips.png
"Pore Strips"
"I'm sure they're a harmful tool of the cosmetics-industrial complex and all, but my goodness do those strips ever work to pull gunk out of your pores. I was shocked, disgusted, and vaguely fascinated by the result."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 44 other comics for a total score of 0.3714.
http://xkcd.com/777/

778

Scheduling - 2010-08-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/scheduling.png
"Scheduling"
"'How about a little ... *family growth*?' 'Dude, that's not until round two.'"

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 49 other comics for a total score of 0.3875.
http://xkcd.com/778/

779

Anxiety - 2010-08-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/anxiety.png
"Anxiety"
"Don't need any, thanks. I have a backscattering fetish."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 39 other comics for a total score of 0.3810.
http://xkcd.com/779/

780

Sample - 2010-08-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sample.png
"Sample"
"There are two or three songs out there with beeps in the chorus that sound exactly like the clock radio alarm I had in high school, and hearing it makes me think my life since junior year has been a dream I'm about to wake up from."

This comic beat 14 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.2500.
http://xkcd.com/780/

781

Ahead Stop - 2010-08-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ahead_stop.png
"Ahead Stop"
"They actually started the reversed-text practice in 1977 -- not for ease-of-reading reasons, but because too many people were driving backward down the highway blasting the Star Wars opening theme."

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.3750.
http://xkcd.com/781/

782

Desecration - 2010-08-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/desecration.png
"Desecration"
"It gets worse! You know that wizened old monk with the gypsy wife whose voodoo shop we smash up every day after school?"

This comic beat 19 other comics and was beaten by 39 other comics for a total score of 0.3276.
http://xkcd.com/782/

783

I Don't Want Directions - 2010-08-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/i_dont_want_directions.png
"I Don't Want Directions"
"Yes, I understand that the turn is half a mile past the big field, but my GPS knows that, too. This would be easier if you weren't about to ask me to repeat it all back to you."

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 49 other comics for a total score of 0.3000.
http://xkcd.com/783/

784

Falling Asleep - 2010-08-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/falling_asleep.png
"Falling Asleep"
"Sweet unintersecting dreams!"

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.3333.
http://xkcd.com/784/

785

Open Mic Night - 2010-08-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/open_mic_night.png
"Open Mic Night"
"Ever notice how the more successful observational comics become, the more their jokes focus on flying and hotels?"

This comic beat 14 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.2593.
http://xkcd.com/785/

786

Exoplanets - 2010-08-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/exoplanets.png
"Exoplanets"
"I'm just worried that we'll all leave and you won't get to come along!"

This comic beat 19 other comics and was beaten by 45 other comics for a total score of 0.2969.
http://xkcd.com/786/

787

Orbiter - 2010-09-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/orbiter.png
"Orbiter"
"Normally, the Shuttle can't quite safely reach the orbital inclination required to pass over both those points from a Canaveral launch, but this is an alternate history in which either it launches from Vandenberg or everyone hates the Outer Banks."

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.4219.
http://xkcd.com/787/

788

The Carriage - 2010-09-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_carriage.png
"The Carriage"
"I learned from Achewood that since this poem is in ballad meter, it can be sung to the tune of Gilligan's Island. Since then, try as I might, I haven't ONCE been able to read it normally."

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.4565.
http://xkcd.com/788/

789

Showdown - 2010-09-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/showdown.png
"Showdown"
"The tumbleweed then tried to roll off into the sunset, but due to the Old West's placement north of the subtropical ridge, the prevailing winds were in the wrong direction."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5538.
http://xkcd.com/789/

790

Control - 2010-09-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/control.png
"Control"
"Which, at one point, led to a study showing that LSD produces no more hallucinations than a placebo."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.5303.
http://xkcd.com/790/

791

Leaving - 2010-09-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/leaving.png
"Leaving"
"What'll I say -- "I was staring at some cat vomit when I got the news?""

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.4194.
http://xkcd.com/791/

792

Password Reuse - 2010-09-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/password_reuse.png
"Password Reuse"
"It'll be hilarious the first few times this happens."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 15 other comics for a total score of 0.7000.
http://xkcd.com/792/

793

Physicists - 2010-09-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/physicists.png
"Physicists"
"If you need some help with the math, let me know, but that should be enough to get you started! Huh? No, I don't need to read your thesis, I can imagine roughly what it says."

This comic beat 37 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.5522.
http://xkcd.com/793/

794

Inside Joke - 2010-09-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/inside_joke.png
"Inside Joke"
"I've looked through a few annotated versions of classic books, and it's shocking how much of what's in there is basically pop-culture references totally lost on us now."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 50 other comics for a total score of 0.3421.
http://xkcd.com/794/

795

Conditional Risk - 2010-09-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/conditional_risk.png
"Conditional Risk"
"'Dude, wait -- I'm not American! So my risk is basically zero!'"

This comic beat 45 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.6081.
http://xkcd.com/795/

796

Bad Ex - 2010-09-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/bad_ex.png
"Bad Ex"
"Since the goatee, glasses, and Seltzer & Friedberg DVD collection didn't tip you off, there will be a $20 negligence charge for this service."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.3871.
http://xkcd.com/796/

797

debian-main - 2010-09-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/debian_main.png
"debian-main"
"dpkg: error processing package (--purge): subprocess pre-removal script returned error exit 163: OH_GOD_THEYRE_INSIDE_MY_CLOTHES"

This comic beat 18 other comics and was beaten by 48 other comics for a total score of 0.2727.
http://xkcd.com/797/

798

Adjectives - 2010-09-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/adjectives.png
"Adjectives"
"'Fucking ineffable' sounds like someone remembering how to do self-censorship halfway through a phrase."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.4795.
http://xkcd.com/798/

799

Stephen Hawking - 2010-09-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/stephen_hawking.png
"Stephen Hawking"
"'Guys? The Town is supposed to be good, and I thou--' 'PHYSICIST STEPHEN HAWKING DECLARES NEW FILM BEST IN ALL SPACE AND TIME' 'No, I just heard that--' 'SHOULD SCIENCE PLAY A ROLE IN JUDGING BEN AFFLECK?' 'I don't think--' 'WHAT ABOUT MATT DAMON?'"

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.4528.
http://xkcd.com/799/

800

Beautiful Dream - 2010-10-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/beautiful_dream.png
"Beautiful Dream"
"Lucky. In MY dream, all the people who grew up loving The Giving Tree paired up with all the students who had weird dreams after reading The Metamorphosis. That one was more confusing."

This comic beat 20 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.3448.
http://xkcd.com/800/

801

Golden Hammer - 2010-10-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/golden_hammer.png
"Golden Hammer"
"Took me five tries to find the right one, but I managed to salvage our night out--if not the boat--in the end."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.3824.
http://xkcd.com/801/

802

Online Communities 2 - 2010-10-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/online_communities_2.png
"Online Communities 2"
"Best trivia I learned while working on this: 'Man, Farmville is so huge! Do you realize it's the second-biggest browser-based social-networking-centered farming game in the WORLD?' Then you wait for the listener to do a double-take."

This comic beat 36 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.5143.
http://xkcd.com/802/

803

Airfoil - 2010-10-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/airfoil.png
"Airfoil"
"This is a fun explanation to prepare your kids for; it's common and totally wrong. Good lines include 'why does the air have to travel on both sides at the same time?' and 'I saw the Wright brothers plane and those wings were curved the same on the top and bottom!'"

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.4464.
http://xkcd.com/803/

804

Pumpkin Carving - 2010-10-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pumpkin_carving.png
"Pumpkin Carving"
"The Banach-Tarski theorem was actually first developed by King Solomon, but his gruesome attempts to apply it set back set theory for centuries."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.4098.
http://xkcd.com/804/

805

Paradise City - 2010-10-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/paradise_city.png
"Paradise City"
"Take me down to the paradise municipality / where the grass is mauve and the girls aren't fromthisreality."

This comic beat 8 other comics and was beaten by 45 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/805/

806

Tech Support - 2010-10-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tech_support.png
"Tech Support"
"I recently had someone ask me to go get a computer and turn it on so I could restart it. He refused to move further in the script until I said I had done that."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics for a total score of 0.6071.
http://xkcd.com/806/

807

Connected - 2010-10-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/connected.png
"Connected"
"Or love in general, for that matter. It just leads to the idea that either your love is pure, perfect, and eternal, and you are storybook-compatible in every way with no problems, or you're LYING when you say 'I love you'."

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 52 other comics for a total score of 0.2973.
http://xkcd.com/807/

808

The Economic Argument - 2010-10-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_economic_argument.png
"The Economic Argument"
"Not to be confused with 'making money selling this stuff to OTHER people who think it works', which corporate accountants and actuaries have zero problems with."

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 32 other comics for a total score of 0.3962.
http://xkcd.com/808/

809

Los Alamos - 2010-10-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/los_alamos.png
"Los Alamos"
"The test didn't (spoiler alert) destroy the world, but the fact that they were even doing those calculations makes theirs the coolest jobs ever."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 25 other comics for a total score of 0.5536.
http://xkcd.com/809/

810

Constructive - 2010-10-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/constructive.png
"Constructive"
"And what about all the people who won't be able to join the community because they're terrible at making helpful and constructive co-- ... oh."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4844.
http://xkcd.com/810/

811

Starlight - 2010-10-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/starlight.png
"Starlight"
"Don't worry! From the light's point of view, home and your eye are in the same place, and the journey takes no time at all! Relativity saves the day again."

This comic beat 20 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.3509.
http://xkcd.com/811/

812

Glass - 2010-10-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/glass.png
"Glass"
"I read in this one article that the breaking of electroweak symmetry is the reason we have SOULS. This guy with a degree said so!"

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.3913.
http://xkcd.com/812/

813

One-Liners - 2010-11-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/one_liners.png
"One-Liners"
"'Upgrade to the latest version of Adobe Flash player to view THIS content, bitch.' ::triggers detonator::"

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 39 other comics for a total score of 0.4000.
http://xkcd.com/813/

814

Diode - 2010-11-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/diode.png
"Diode"
"And the worst part is you won't apologize."

This comic beat 14 other comics and was beaten by 54 other comics for a total score of 0.2059.
http://xkcd.com/814/

815

Mu - 2010-11-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/mu.png
"Mu"
"As the CoKF approaches 0, productivity goes negative as you pull OTHER people into chair-spinning contests."

This comic beat 33 other comics and was beaten by 24 other comics for a total score of 0.5789.
http://xkcd.com/815/

816

Applied Math - 2010-11-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/applied_math.png
"Applied Math"
"Dear Reader: Enclosed is a check for ninety-eight cents. Using your work, I have proven that this equals the amount you requested."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.4032.
http://xkcd.com/816/

817

Mutual - 2010-11-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/mutual.png
"Mutual"
"A universe that needed someone to observe it in order to collapse it into existence would be a pretty sorry universe indeed."

This comic beat 13 other comics and was beaten by 57 other comics for a total score of 0.1857.
http://xkcd.com/817/

818

Illness - 2010-11-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/illness.png
"Illness"
"<3 If there's anything you can do, I'll let you know. For the moment, any simple distracting online games sent to sick@xkcd.com will not go unappreciated [EDIT: Holy crap 2,700 games before noon. I love you guys; thank you. They will be passed along and played by us all.]"

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 58 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/818/

819

Five-Minute Comics: Part 1 - 2010-11-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/five_minute_comics_part_1.png
"Five-Minute Comics: Part 1"
"The wolves thin the RAID arrays, removing the slowest and weakest disks to keep the average seek speed high."

This comic beat 35 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.5645.
http://xkcd.com/819/

820

Five-Minute Comics: Part 2 - 2010-11-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/five_minute_comics_part_2.png
"Five-Minute Comics: Part 2"
"Dear Wiccan readers: I understand modern Wiccans are not usually all about the curses and hexes. But Darth Vader was recently converted from Episcopalianism and he's still figuring it all out."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 38 other comics for a total score of 0.5000.
http://xkcd.com/820/

821

Five-Minute Comics: Part 3 - 2010-11-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/five_minute_comics_part_3.png
"Five-Minute Comics: Part 3"
"Resulting in The Little Rock 9x + C."

This comic beat 39 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.5909.
http://xkcd.com/821/

822

Guest Week: Jeph Jacques (Questionable Content) - 2010-11-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/guest_week_jeph_jacques_questionable_content.png
"Guest Week: Jeph Jacques (Questionable Content)"
"Guest comic by Jeph Jacques of Questionable Content, whose internal monologue hasn't been speaking to him for the past three years."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics for a total score of 0.4808.
http://xkcd.com/822/

823

Guest Week: David Troupes (Buttercup Festival) - 2010-11-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/guest_week_david_troupes_buttercup_festival.png
"Guest Week: David Troupes (Buttercup Festival)"
"Guest comic by David Troupes of Buttercup Festival, who is living in that lovely tree outside your window."

This comic beat 16 other comics and was beaten by 46 other comics for a total score of 0.2581.
http://xkcd.com/823/

824

Guest Week: Bill Amend (FoxTrot) - 2010-11-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/guest_week_bill_amend_foxtrot.png
"Guest Week: Bill Amend (FoxTrot)"
"Guest comic by Bill Amend of FoxTrot, an inspiration to all us nerdy-physics-majors-turned-cartoonists, of which there are an oddly large number."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 39 other comics for a total score of 0.4935.
http://xkcd.com/824/

825

Guest Week: Jeffrey Rowland (Overcompensating) - 2010-11-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/guest_week_jeffrey_rowland_overcompensating.png
"Guest Week: Jeffrey Rowland (Overcompensating)"
"Guest comic by Jeffrey Rowland of Overcompensating/Wigu. Jeffrey is famous as the picture on the Wikipedia article on 'Necrosis'."

This comic beat 18 other comics and was beaten by 61 other comics for a total score of 0.2278.
http://xkcd.com/825/

826

Guest Week: Zach Weiner (SMBC) - 2010-11-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/guest_week_zach_weiner_smbc.png
"Guest Week: Zach Weiner (SMBC)"
"Guest comic by Zach Weiner of Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal. When I was stressed out, Zach gave me a talk that was really encouraging and somehow involved nanobots."

This comic beat 38 other comics and was beaten by 28 other comics for a total score of 0.5758.
http://xkcd.com/826/

827

Business Idea - 2010-11-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/business_idea.png
"Business Idea"
"We didn't believe you at first, but we asked like three people who were at that party. They not only corroborated your story, but even said you totally mentioned wanting to start a company someday. Sorry! If this isn't enough money, let us know."

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 44 other comics for a total score of 0.3333.
http://xkcd.com/827/

828

Positive Attitude - 2010-12-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/positive_attitude.png
"Positive Attitude"
"Having a positive attitude is almost tautologically good for your mental health, and extreme stress can hurt your immune system, but that doesn't mean you should feel like shit for feeling like shit."

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4500.
http://xkcd.com/828/

829

Arsenic-Based Life - 2010-12-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/arsenic_based_life.png
"Arsenic-Based Life"
"According to a new paper published in the journal Science, reporters are unable to thrive in an arsenic-rich environment."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.4928.
http://xkcd.com/829/

830

Genetic Analysis - 2010-12-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/genetic_analysis.png
"Genetic Analysis"
"There's still a chance you were conceived via IVF. But we've checked your mom's college yearbook photos, and whether or not she and your father had sex, it's clear that ... listen, I know this is hard for you."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.5167.
http://xkcd.com/830/

831

Weather Radar - 2010-12-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/weather_radar.png
"Weather Radar"
"Ever notice how there aren't as many thunderstorms now as there were when you were a kid? Much like 'the shuffle on my MP3 player has a bias', this is occasionally true but universally believed. Brains are so interesting!"

This comic beat 20 other comics and was beaten by 49 other comics for a total score of 0.2899.
http://xkcd.com/831/

832

Tic-Tac-Toe - 2010-12-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tic_tac_toe.png
"Tic-Tac-Toe"
"The only winning move is to play, perfectly, waiting for your opponent to make a mistake."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 56 other comics for a total score of 0.3086.
http://xkcd.com/832/

833

Convincing - 2010-12-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/convincing.png
"Convincing"
"And if you labeled your axes, I could tell you exactly how MUCH better."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 39 other comics for a total score of 0.4179.
http://xkcd.com/833/

834

Wikileaks - 2010-12-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/wikileaks.png
"Wikileaks"
"STUDENTS ARE CALLING PRESIDENT JOHNSON EN MASSE TO PROTEST THE BOMBING AND IT'S JAMMED THE WHITE HOUSE SWITCHBOARD. COULD THEY COLLAPSE OUR CRITICAL PHONE SYSTEMS? HAS THE FIRST TELEPHONE WAR BEGUN? STAY TUNED FOR MORE ON THIS DANGEROUS NEW TECHNOLOGY."

This comic beat 32 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.4638.
http://xkcd.com/834/

835

Tree - 2010-12-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tree.png
"Tree"
"Not only is that terrible in general, but you just KNOW Billy's going to open the root present first, and then everyone will have to wait while the heap is rebuilt."

This comic beat 24 other comics and was beaten by 50 other comics for a total score of 0.3243.
http://xkcd.com/835/

836

Sickness - 2010-12-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sickness.png
"Sickness"
"At least, with p<0.05 confidence."

This comic beat 16 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.2807.
http://xkcd.com/836/

837

Coupon Code - 2010-12-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/coupon_code.png
"Coupon Code"
"This also guarantees he won't be one of the ones to get a bobcat."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 36 other comics for a total score of 0.4627.
http://xkcd.com/837/

838

Incident - 2010-12-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/incident.png
"Incident"
"He sees you when you're sleeping, he knows when you're awake, he's copied on /var/spool/mail/root, so be good for goodness' sake."

This comic beat 41 other comics and was beaten by 18 other comics for a total score of 0.6949.
http://xkcd.com/838/

839

Explorers - 2010-12-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/explorers.png
"Explorers"
"We're going to have to work together to get over our hangups if we're going to learn to move on Catan's hexagonal grid. It's bad enough that we lost our crew of pawns when we passed within firing range of Battleship."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 46 other comics for a total score of 0.3611.
http://xkcd.com/839/

840

Serious - 2010-12-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/serious.png
"Serious"
"Not to be confused with Serious PuTTY, the Windows terminal client where everything is in Impact."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.3881.
http://xkcd.com/840/

841

Audiophiles - 2010-12-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/audiophiles.png
"Audiophiles"
"For years, I took the wrong lesson from that Monster Cable experiment and only listened to my music through alligator-clipped coat hangers."

This comic beat 23 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.3833.
http://xkcd.com/841/

842

Mark - 2011-01-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/mark.png
"Mark"
"I'm a solipsistic conspiracy theorist. I'm sure I must be up to something, and I will not stop until I find out what."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.5000.
http://xkcd.com/842/

843

Misconceptions - 2011-01-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/misconceptions.png
"Misconceptions"
"'Grandpa, what was it like in the Before time?' 'It was hell. People went around saying glass was a slow-flowing liquid. You folks these days don't know how good you have it.'"

This comic beat 23 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.4035.
http://xkcd.com/843/

844

Good Code - 2011-01-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/good_code.png
"Good Code"
"You can either hang out in the Android Loop or the HURD loop."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 49 other comics for a total score of 0.3467.
http://xkcd.com/844/

845

Modern History - 2011-01-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/modern_history.png
"Modern History"
"During the week, I research my character by living in his house and raising his children."

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 33 other comics for a total score of 0.4500.
http://xkcd.com/845/

846

Dental Nerve - 2011-01-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/dental_nerve.png
"Dental Nerve"
"WAKE up in the MORning and my BREATH ain't PREtty / and noBODY'S gonna KISS me if my MOUTH smells SHItty / so I ALways brush my TEETH before I START on the JACK / sure, my DRINKing's out of HAND, but I'm conTROLLing my PLAQUE."

This comic beat 14 other comics and was beaten by 45 other comics for a total score of 0.2373.
http://xkcd.com/846/

847

Stingray Nebula - 2011-01-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/stingray_nebula.png
"Stingray Nebula"
"Eärendil will patrol the walls of night only until the sun reaches red giant stage, engulfing the Morning Star on his brow. Light and high beauty are passing things as well."

This comic beat 19 other comics and was beaten by 55 other comics for a total score of 0.2568.
http://xkcd.com/847/

848

3D - 2011-01-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/3d.png
"3D"
"The LINACs in the glasses frames can barely manage one MeV. You should've gone to the screening at CERN."

This comic beat 13 other comics and was beaten by 46 other comics for a total score of 0.2203.
http://xkcd.com/848/

849

Complex Conjugate - 2011-01-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/complex_conjugate.png
"Complex Conjugate"
"Fun fact: if you say this every time a professor does something to a complex-number equation that drops the imaginary part, they'll eventually move the class to another room and tell everyone else except you."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 45 other comics for a total score of 0.3571.
http://xkcd.com/849/

850

World According to Americans - 2011-01-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/world_according_to_americans.png
"World According to Americans"
"It's not our fault we caught a group on their way home from a geography bee. And they taught us that Uzbekistan is one of the world's two doubly-landlocked countries!"

This comic beat 15 other comics and was beaten by 43 other comics for a total score of 0.2586.
http://xkcd.com/850/

851

Na - 2011-01-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/na.png
"Na"
"I hear that there are actual lyrics later on in Land of 1,000 Dances, but other than the occasional 'I said,' I've never listened long enough to hear any of them."

This comic beat 14 other comics and was beaten by 48 other comics for a total score of 0.2258.
http://xkcd.com/851/

852

Local g - 2011-01-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/local_g.png
"Local g"
"In Rio de Janeiro in 2016, the same jump will get an athlete 0.25% higher (>1cm) than in London four years prior."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 31 other comics for a total score of 0.5000.
http://xkcd.com/852/

853

Consecutive Vowels - 2011-01-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/consecutive_vowels.png
"Consecutive Vowels"
"But the windows! What if there's a voyeur watchi-- wait, now I'm turned on too."

This comic beat 27 other comics and was beaten by 42 other comics for a total score of 0.3913.
http://xkcd.com/853/

854

Learning to Cook - 2011-01-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/learning_to_cook.png
"Learning to Cook"
"And yet I never stop thinking, 'sure, these ingredients cost more than a restaurant meal, but think how many meals I'll get out of them! Especially since each one will have leftovers!'"

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 48 other comics for a total score of 0.3043.
http://xkcd.com/854/

855

1999 - 2011-02-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/1999.png
"1999"
"'Whoa, twenty-two in two hours!' 'Your site got twenty-two hundred hits in two hours?' 'No. Twenty-two. But still, that's like half the people on the internet!'"

This comic beat 13 other comics and was beaten by 37 other comics for a total score of 0.2600.
http://xkcd.com/855/

856

Trochee Fixation - 2011-02-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/trochee_fixation.png
"Trochee Fixation"
"If you Huffman-coded all the 'random' things everyone on the internet has said over the years, you'd wind up with, like, 30 or 40 bytes *tops*."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.4058.
http://xkcd.com/856/

857

Archimedes - 2011-02-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/archimedes.png
"Archimedes"
"Give a man a fish, or he will destroy the only existing vial of antidote."

This comic beat 19 other comics and was beaten by 41 other comics for a total score of 0.3167.
http://xkcd.com/857/

858

Milk - 2011-02-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/milk.png
"Milk"
"It's not hard when you have the same thought like 40 or 50 percent of the time."

This comic beat 26 other comics and was beaten by 44 other comics for a total score of 0.3714.
http://xkcd.com/858/

859

( - 2011-02-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/(.png
"("
"Brains aside, I wonder how many poorly-written xkcd.com-parsing scripts will break on this title (or \;;"\''{\<<[' this mouseover text.""

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 55 other comics for a total score of 0.2857.
http://xkcd.com/859/

860

Never Do This - 2011-02-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/never_do_this.png
"Never Do This"
"I call Rule 34 on The Secret House."

This comic beat 20 other comics and was beaten by 51 other comics for a total score of 0.2817.
http://xkcd.com/860/

861

Wisdom Teeth - 2011-02-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/wisdom_teeth.png
"Wisdom Teeth"
"I heard the general anesthesia drugs can cause amnesia, so when I woke up mid-extraction I started taking notes on my hand so I'd remember things later. I managed 'AWAKE BUT EVERYTHING OK' before the dental assistant managed to find and confiscate all my pens."

This comic beat 28 other comics and was beaten by 40 other comics for a total score of 0.4118.
http://xkcd.com/861/

862

Let Go - 2011-02-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/let_go.png
"Let Go"
"After years of trying various methods, I broke this habit by pitting my impatience against my laziness. I decoupled the action and the neurological reward by setting up a simple 30-second delay I had to wait through, in which I couldn't do anything else, before any new page or chat client would load (and only allowed one to run at once). The urge to check all those sites magically vanished--and my 'productive' computer use was unaffected."

This comic beat 20 other comics and was beaten by 34 other comics for a total score of 0.3704.
http://xkcd.com/862/

863

Major in the Universe - 2011-02-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/major_in_the_universe.png
"Major in the Universe"
"I hear Steven Levitt is writing a book analyzing A.J. Jacobs' quest to spend a year reading everything Malcolm Gladwell ever wrote. The audiobook will be narrated by Robert Krulwich of Radiolab."

This comic beat 29 other comics and was beaten by 30 other comics for a total score of 0.4915.
http://xkcd.com/863/

864

Flying Cars - 2011-02-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/flying_cars.png
"Flying Cars"
"It's hard to fit in the backseat of my flying car with my android Realdoll when we're both wearing jetpacks."

This comic beat 25 other comics and was beaten by 35 other comics for a total score of 0.4167.
http://xkcd.com/864/

865

Nanobots - 2011-02-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/nanobots.png
"Nanobots"
"I think the IETF hit the right balance with the 128 bits thing. We can fit MAC addresses in a /64 subnet, and the nanobots will only be able to devour half the planet."

This comic beat 21 other comics and was beaten by 45 other comics for a total score of 0.3182.
http://xkcd.com/865/

866

Compass and Straightedge - 2011-02-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/compass_and_straightedge.png
"Compass and Straightedge"
"The Greeks long suspected this, but it wasn't until April 12th of 1882 that Ferdinand von Lindemann conclusively proved it when he constructed himself the most awesome birthday party possible and nobody showed up."

This comic beat 34 other comics and was beaten by 45 other comics for a total score of 0.4304.
http://xkcd.com/866/

867

Herpetology - 2011-03-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/herpetology.png
"Herpetology"
"Birds are Aves, which is part of the clade Theropoda, which is in Saurischia, which is in Dinosauria. Those birds outside our windows are dinosaurs. We can clear out the rest of our brains because we now have the best fact."

This comic beat 22 other comics and was beaten by 29 other comics for a total score of 0.4314.
http://xkcd.com/867/

868

Nolan Chart - 2011-03-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/nolan_chart.png
"Nolan Chart"
"Also in the right quadrant are NFPA-compliant chemical manufacturers and Sir Charles Wheatstone. Sharing the top with the internet libertarians are Nate Silver and several politically-active kite designers."

This comic beat 12 other comics and was beaten by 69 other comics for a total score of 0.1481.
http://xkcd.com/868/

869

Server Attention Span - 2011-03-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/server_attention_span.png
"Server Attention Span"
"They have to keep the adjacent rack units empty. Otherwise, half the entries in their /var/log/syslog are just 'SERVER BELOW TRYING TO START CONVERSATION *AGAIN*.' and 'WISH THEY'D STOP GIVING HIM SO MUCH COFFEE IT SPLATTERS EVERYWHERE.'"

This comic beat 18 other comics and was beaten by 19 other comics for a total score of 0.4865.
http://xkcd.com/869/

870

Advertising - 2011-03-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/mathematically_annoying.png
"Advertising"
"I remember the exact moment in my childhood when I realized, while reading a flyer, that nobody would ever spend money solely to tell me they wanted to give me something for nothing. It's a much more vivid memory than the (related) parental Santa talk."

This comic beat 11 other comics and was beaten by 19 other comics for a total score of 0.3667.
http://xkcd.com/870/

871

Charity - 2011-03-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/charity.png
"Charity"
"I usually respond to someone else doing something good by figuring out a reason that they're not really as good as they seem. But I've been realizing lately that there's an easier way to handle these situations, and it involves zero internet arguments."

This comic beat 19 other comics and was beaten by 15 other comics for a total score of 0.5588.
http://xkcd.com/871/

872

Fairy Tales - 2011-03-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/fairy_tales.png
"Fairy Tales"
"Goldilocks' discovery of Newton's method for approximation required surprisingly few changes."

This comic beat 14 other comics and was beaten by 21 other comics for a total score of 0.4000.
http://xkcd.com/872/

873

FPS Mod - 2011-03-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/fps_mod.png
"FPS Mod"
"Wait, that second one is a woman? ... wait, if that bothers me, then why doesn't ... man, this game is no fun anymore."

This comic beat 18 other comics and was beaten by 11 other comics for a total score of 0.6207.
http://xkcd.com/873/

874

Time Management - 2011-03-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time_management.png
"Time Management"
"I never trust anyone who's more excited about success than about doing the thing they want to be successful at."

This comic beat 16 other comics and was beaten by 10 other comics for a total score of 0.6154.
http://xkcd.com/874/

875

2009 Called - 2011-03-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/2009_called.png
"2009 Called"
"2017 called, but I couldn't understand what they were saying over all the screams."

This comic beat 31 other comics and was beaten by 11 other comics for a total score of 0.7381.
http://xkcd.com/875/

876

Trapped - 2011-03-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/trapped.png
"Trapped"
"Socrates could've saved himself a lot of trouble if he'd just brought a flashlight, tranquilizer gun, and a bunch of rescue harnesses."

This comic beat 15 other comics and was beaten by 14 other comics for a total score of 0.5172.
http://xkcd.com/876/

877

Beauty - 2011-03-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/beauty.png
"Beauty"
"The best hugs are probably from hagfish, which can extrude microscopic filaments that convert a huge volume of water around them to slime in seconds. Instant cozy blanket!"

This comic beat 12 other comics and was beaten by 13 other comics for a total score of 0.4800.
http://xkcd.com/877/

878

Model Rail - 2011-03-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/model_rail.png
"Model Rail"
"I don't know what's more telling--the number of pages in the Wikipedia talk page argument over whether the 1/87.0857143 scale is called "HO" or "H0", or the fact that within minutes of first hearing of it I had developed an extremely strong opinion on the issue."

This comic beat 14 other comics and was beaten by 16 other comics for a total score of 0.4667.
http://xkcd.com/878/

879

Lamp - 2011-03-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/lamp.png
"Lamp"
"'That was definitely not in my top three wishes.' 'Who said anything about YOUR wishes?'"

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 27 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/879/

880

Headache - 2011-04-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/headache.png
"Headache"
"I'm only willing to visit placid lakes, salt flats, and painting exhibits until the world's 3D technology improves."

This comic beat 16 other comics and was beaten by 11 other comics for a total score of 0.5926.
http://xkcd.com/880/

881

Probability - 2011-04-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/probability.png
"Probability"
"My normal approach is useless here, too."

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 11 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/881/

882

Significant - 2011-04-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/significant.png
"Significant"
"'So, uh, we did the green study again and got no link. It was probably a--' 'RESEARCH CONFLICTED ON GREEN JELLY BEAN/ACNE LINK; MORE STUDY RECOMMENDED!'"

This comic beat 17 other comics and was beaten by 16 other comics for a total score of 0.5152.
http://xkcd.com/882/

883

Pain Rating - 2011-04-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pain_rating.png
"Pain Rating"
"If it were a two or above I wouldn't be able to answer because it would mean a pause in the screaming."

This comic beat 17 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics for a total score of 0.6800.
http://xkcd.com/883/

884

Rogers St. - 2011-04-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/rogers_st.png
"Rogers St."
"'We can also use middle names in place of first pet's names, but yours is something incomprehensible about dropping tables.'"

This comic beat 10 other comics and was beaten by 12 other comics for a total score of 0.4545.
http://xkcd.com/884/

885

Recycling - 2011-04-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/recycling.png
"Recycling"
"And given how much of my stuff they go through, they definitely know where I live."

This comic beat 16 other comics and was beaten by 15 other comics for a total score of 0.5161.
http://xkcd.com/885/

886

Craigslist Apartments - 2011-04-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/craigslist_apartments.png
"Craigslist Apartments"
"$1600 / 1386153BR 3BATH, MODERN SLIDING DOORS, GUEST ROOMS, GARBAGE DISPOSAL. FREE MANDATORY PARKING (ENFORCED). CONVENIENT TO ALDERAAN."

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 13 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/886/

887

Future Timeline - 2011-04-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/future_timeline.png
"Future Timeline"
"Not shown: the approximately 30,000 identical, vaguely hysterical articles titled "WHITE PEOPLE IN [THE US/BRITAIN] TO BECOME MINORITY BY [YEAR]!", which came up for basically any year I put in."

This comic beat 16 other comics and was beaten by 12 other comics for a total score of 0.5714.
http://xkcd.com/887/

888

Heaven - 2011-04-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/heaven.png
"Heaven"
"If you've never had sex, this is what it feels like. Complete with the brief feeling of satisfaction, followed by ennui, followed by getting bored and trying to make it happen again."

This comic beat 15 other comics and was beaten by 10 other comics for a total score of 0.6000.
http://xkcd.com/888/

889

Turtles - 2011-04-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/turtles.png
"Turtles"
"You're a turtle!"

This comic beat 12 other comics and was beaten by 16 other comics for a total score of 0.4286.
http://xkcd.com/889/

890

Etymology - 2011-04-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/etymology.png
"Etymology"
"For some reason, my childhood suspension of disbelief had no problem with the fact that this ancient galaxy is full of humans, but was derailed by language. There's no Asia OR Europe there, so where'd they get all the Indo-European roots?"

This comic beat 8 other comics and was beaten by 11 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/890/

891

Movie Ages - 2011-04-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/movie_ages.png
"Movie Ages"
"If you're 15 or younger, then just remember that it's nevertheless probably too late to be a child prodigy."

This comic beat 13 other comics and was beaten by 12 other comics for a total score of 0.5200.
http://xkcd.com/891/

892

Null Hypothesis - 2011-04-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/null_hypothesis.png
"Null Hypothesis"
"Hell, my eighth grade science class managed to conclusively reject it just based on a classroom experiment. It's pretty sad to hear about million-dollar research teams who can't even manage that."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 16 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/892/

893

65 Years - 2011-05-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/65_years.png
"65 Years"
"The universe is probably littered with the one-planet graves of cultures which made the sensible economic decision that there's no good reason to go into space--each discovered, studied, and remembered by the ones who made the irrational decision."

This comic beat 12 other comics and was beaten by 9 other comics for a total score of 0.5714.
http://xkcd.com/893/

894

Progeny - 2011-05-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/progeny.png
"Progeny"
"I tell my children 'it's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game.' I'm trying to take the edge off their competitive drive to ensure that I can always beat them."

This comic beat 13 other comics and was beaten by 11 other comics for a total score of 0.5417.
http://xkcd.com/894/

895

Teaching Physics - 2011-05-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/teaching_physics.png
"Teaching Physics"
"Space-time is like some simple and familiar system which is both intuitively understandable and precisely analogous, and if I were Richard Feynman I'd be able to come up with it."

This comic beat 13 other comics and was beaten by 9 other comics for a total score of 0.5909.
http://xkcd.com/895/

896

Marie Curie - 2011-05-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/marie_curie.png
"Marie Curie"
"Although not permanently."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 12 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/896/

897

Elevator Inspection - 2011-05-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/elevator_inspection.png
"Elevator Inspection"
"Even governmental elevator inspectors get bored halfway through asking where the building office is."

This comic beat 13 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics for a total score of 0.7647.
http://xkcd.com/897/

898

Chain of Command - 2011-05-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/chain_of_command.png
"Chain of Command"
"Themistocles said his infant son ruled all Greece -- "Athens rules all Greece; I control Athens; my wife controls me; and my infant son controls her." Thus, nowadays the world is controlled by whoever buys advertising time on Dora the Explorer."

This comic beat 11 other comics and was beaten by 17 other comics for a total score of 0.3929.
http://xkcd.com/898/

899

Number Line - 2011-05-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/number_line.png
"Number Line"
"The Wikipedia page "List of Numbers" opens with "This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.""

This comic beat 17 other comics and was beaten by 14 other comics for a total score of 0.5484.
http://xkcd.com/899/

900

Religions - 2011-05-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/religions.png
"Religions"
"But to us there is but one God, plus or minus one. --1 Corinthians 8:6ñ2."

This comic beat 16 other comics and was beaten by 9 other comics for a total score of 0.6400.
http://xkcd.com/900/

901

Temperature - 2011-05-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/temperature.png
"Temperature"
"And the baby has a fever."

This comic beat 8 other comics and was beaten by 13 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/901/

902

Darmok and Jalad - 2011-05-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/darmok_and_jalad.png
"Darmok and Jalad"
"I wonder how often Patrick Stewart has Darmok flashbacks when talking to Star Trek fans."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 22 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/902/

903

Extended Mind - 2011-05-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/extended_mind.png
"Extended Mind"
"Wikipedia trivia: if you take any article, click on the first link in the article text not in parentheses or italics, and then repeat, you will eventually end up at "Philosophy"."

This comic beat 16 other comics and was beaten by 10 other comics for a total score of 0.6154.
http://xkcd.com/903/

904

Sports - 2011-05-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sports.png
"Sports"
"Also, all financial analysis. And, more directly, D&D."

This comic beat 8 other comics and was beaten by 12 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/904/

905

Homeownership - 2011-05-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/homeownership.png
"Homeownership"
"New research shows over 60% of the financial collapse's toxic assets were created by power drills."

This comic beat 12 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics for a total score of 0.6667.
http://xkcd.com/905/

906

Advertising Discovery - 2011-06-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/citations.png
"Advertising Discovery"
"When advertisers figure this out, our only weapon will be blue sharpies and "[disputed]"."

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 18 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/906/

907

Ages - 2011-06-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ages.png
"Ages"
"Every age: "I'm glad I'm not the clueless person I was five years ago, but now I don't want to get any older.""

This comic beat 10 other comics and was beaten by 15 other comics for a total score of 0.4000.
http://xkcd.com/907/

908

The Cloud - 2011-06-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_cloud.png
"The Cloud"
"There's planned downtime every night when we turn on the Roomba and it runs over the cord."

This comic beat 11 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics for a total score of 0.5789.
http://xkcd.com/908/

909

Worst-Case Shopping - 2011-06-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/worst_case_shopping.png
"Worst-Case Shopping"
"Wait a minute. If I'm escaping from a submarine at 50 meters, then I'll *definitely* need a flashlight to find air pockets for gradual decompression on the way up. Time to start shopping professional dive lights."

This comic beat 10 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics for a total score of 0.5882.
http://xkcd.com/909/

910

Permanence - 2011-06-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/permanence.png
"Permanence"
"This hostname is going in dozens of remote config files. Changing a kid's name is comparatively easy!"

This comic beat 13 other comics and was beaten by 12 other comics for a total score of 0.5200.
http://xkcd.com/910/

911

Magic School Bus - 2011-06-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/magic_school_bus.png
"Magic School Bus"
"At my OLD school, we used Microsoft Encarta 2005."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 14 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/911/

912

Manual Override - 2011-06-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/manual_override.png
"Manual Override"
"I think you mean 'GNU Info Override'."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 9 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/912/

913

Core - 2011-06-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/core.png
"Core"
"If you're a geologist or geophysicist and you don't introduce yourself by saying your name, then gesturing downward and saying "... and I study that", I don't know what you're doing with your life."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/913/

914

Ice - 2011-06-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ice.png
"Ice"
"On the plus side, she wrote 'Welcome to the AAA Club!' in lipstick on the bathroom mirror, and left me a membership/roadside assistance card on the counter."

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 11 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/914/

915

Connoisseur - 2011-06-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/connoisseur.png
"Connoisseur"
"Our brains have just one scale, and we resize our experiences to fit."

This comic beat 18 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics for a total score of 0.9000.
http://xkcd.com/915/

916

Unpickable - 2011-06-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/unpickable.png
"Unpickable"
"The safe is empty except for an unsolved 5x5 Rubik's cube."

This comic beat 14 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics for a total score of 0.7368.
http://xkcd.com/916/

917

Hofstadter - 2011-06-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/hofstadter.png
"Hofstadter"
""This is the reference implementation of the self-referential joke.""

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 12 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/917/

918

Google+ - 2011-06-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/googleplus.png
"Google+"
"On one hand, you'll never be able to convince your parents to switch. On the other hand, you'll never be able to convince your parents to switch!"

This comic beat 15 other comics and was beaten by 9 other comics for a total score of 0.6250.
http://xkcd.com/918/

919

Tween Bromance - 2011-07-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tween_bromance.png
"Tween Bromance"
"Verbiage. Va-jay-jay. Irregardless."

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 14 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/919/

920

YouTube Parties - 2011-07-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/youtube_parties.png
"YouTube Parties"
"This reminds me of that video where ... no? How have you not seen that? Oh man, let me find it. No, it's ok, we can go back to your video later."

This comic beat 12 other comics and was beaten by 12 other comics for a total score of 0.5000.
http://xkcd.com/920/

921

Delivery Notification - 2011-07-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/delivery_notification.png
"Delivery Notification"
"You can arrange a pickup of your sword in Rivendell between the hours of noon and 7:00 PM."

This comic beat 12 other comics and was beaten by 14 other comics for a total score of 0.4615.
http://xkcd.com/921/

922

Fight Club - 2011-07-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/fight_club.png
"Fight Club"
"I'm not saying it's all bad, but that movie has not aged as well as my teenage self in 2000 was confident it would."

This comic beat 13 other comics and was beaten by 13 other comics for a total score of 0.5000.
http://xkcd.com/922/

923

Strunk and White - 2011-07-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/strunk_and_white.png
"Strunk and White"
"The best thing about Strunk/White fanfiction is that it's virtually guaranteed to be well written."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/923/

924

3D Printer - 2011-07-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/3d_printer.png
"3D Printer"
"I just can't wait for the Better Homes and Gardens list of helpful tips for household reuse of sixteen-inch acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene phalluses."

This comic beat 16 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics for a total score of 0.7273.
http://xkcd.com/924/

925

Cell Phones - 2011-07-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cell_phones.png
"Cell Phones"
"He holds the laptop like that on purpose, to make you cringe."

This comic beat 11 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics for a total score of 0.6111.
http://xkcd.com/925/

926

Time Vulture - 2011-07-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time_vulture.png
"Time Vulture"
"In a way, all vultures are Time Vultures; some just have more patience than others."

This comic beat 8 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/926/

927

Standards - 2011-07-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/standards.png
"Standards"
"Fortunately, the charging one has been solved now that we've all standardized on mini-USB. Or is it micro-USB? Shit."

This comic beat 12 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics for a total score of 0.7059.
http://xkcd.com/927/

928

Mimic Octopus - 2011-07-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/mimic_octopus.png
"Mimic Octopus"
"Even if the dictionaries are starting to give in, I refuse to accept 'octopi' as a word mainly because--I'm not making this up--there's a really satisfying climactic scene in the Orson Scott Card horror novel 'Lost Boys' which hinges on it being an incorrect pluralization."

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 14 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/928/

929

Speculation - 2011-07-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/speculation.png
"Speculation"
"'I was pretty good at skeet shooting, but was eventually kicked off the range for catching the clay pigeons in a net and dispatching them execution-style.'"

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/929/

930

Days of the Week - 2011-07-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/days_of_the_week.png
"Days of the Week"
"Not pictured: the elongated Halley's-Comet-like orbit of every Rebecca Black lyric."

This comic beat 8 other comics and was beaten by 14 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/930/

931

Lanes - 2011-07-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/lanes.png
"Lanes"
"Each quarter of the lanes from left to right correspond loosely to breast cancer stages one through four (at diagnosis)."

This comic beat 10 other comics and was beaten by 16 other comics for a total score of 0.3846.
http://xkcd.com/931/

932

CIA - 2011-08-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cia.png
"CIA"
"It was their main recruiting poster, hung nearly ten feet up a wall! This means the hackers have LADDER technology! Are we headed for a future where everyone has to pay $50 for one of those locked plexiglass poster covers? More after the break ..."

This comic beat 10 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics for a total score of 0.6250.
http://xkcd.com/932/

933

Tattoo - 2011-08-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tattoo.png
"Tattoo"
"I calculate that the electrons in radiation therapy hit you at 99.8% of the speed of light, and the beam used in a 90-second gamma ray therapy session could, if fired with less precision, kill a horse (they did not let me test this)."

This comic beat 12 other comics and was beaten by 13 other comics for a total score of 0.4800.
http://xkcd.com/933/

934

Mac/PC - 2011-08-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/mac_pc.png
"Mac/PC"
"It's fun to watch browsers fumblingly recapitulate the history of window management. Someday we'll have xmonad as a Firefox extension."

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 14 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/934/

935

Missed Connections - 2011-08-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/missed_connections.png
"Missed Connections"
"The Street View van isn't going to find out anything Google won't already know from reading my email."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 15 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/935/

936

Password Strength - 2011-08-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/password_strength.png
"Password Strength"
"To anyone who understands information theory and security and is in an infuriating argument with someone who does not (possibly involving mixed case), I sincerely apologize."

This comic beat 11 other comics and was beaten by 9 other comics for a total score of 0.5500.
http://xkcd.com/936/

937

TornadoGuard - 2011-08-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tornadoguard.png
"TornadoGuard"
"The bug report was marked 'could not reproduce'."

This comic beat 13 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics for a total score of 0.6190.
http://xkcd.com/937/

938

T-Cells - 2011-08-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/t_cells.png
"T-Cells"
"'We're not sure how to wipe out the chimeral T-cells after they've destroyed the cancer. Though I do have this vial of smallpox ...'"

This comic beat 13 other comics and was beaten by 12 other comics for a total score of 0.5200.
http://xkcd.com/938/

939

Arrow - 2011-08-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/arrow.png
"Arrow"
"'The Return of the Boomerang' would make a great movie title."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 9 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/939/

940

Oversight - 2011-08-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/oversight.png
"Oversight"
"I felt so clever when I found a way to game the Fitocracy system by incorporating a set of easy but high-scoring activities into my regular schedule. Took me a bit to realize I'd been tricked into setting up a daily exercise routine."

This comic beat 15 other comics and was beaten by 12 other comics for a total score of 0.5556.
http://xkcd.com/940/

941

Depth Perception - 2011-08-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/depth_perception.png
"Depth Perception"
"I've looked at clouds from both sides now."

This comic beat 14 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics for a total score of 0.6667.
http://xkcd.com/941/

942

Juggling - 2011-08-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/juggling.png
"Juggling"
"Later: 'Why is there a book hovering over the trash can?'"

This comic beat 11 other comics and was beaten by 14 other comics for a total score of 0.4400.
http://xkcd.com/942/

943

Empirical - 2011-08-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/empirical.png
"Empirical"
"I'm as surprised as you!"

This comic beat 10 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics for a total score of 0.6250.
http://xkcd.com/943/

944

Hurricane Names - 2011-08-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/hurricane_names.png
"Hurricane Names"
"After exhausting the OED, we started numbering them. When overlapping hurricanes formed at all points on the Earth's surface, and our scheme was foiled by Cantor diagonalization, we just decided to name them all "Steve". Your local forecast tomorrow is "Steve". Good luck."

This comic beat 10 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics for a total score of 0.7143.
http://xkcd.com/944/

945

I'm Sorry - 2011-08-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/im_sorry.png
"I'm Sorry"
"You know I've always hated her."

This comic beat 10 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics for a total score of 0.6250.
http://xkcd.com/945/

946

Family Decals - 2011-09-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/family_decals.png
"Family Decals"
"My decal set has no adults, just a sea of hundreds of the little girl figures closing in around a single cat."

This comic beat 18 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics for a total score of 0.6923.
http://xkcd.com/946/

947

Investing - 2011-09-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/investing.png
"Investing"
"But Einstein said it was the most powerful force in the universe, and I take all my investment advice from flippant remarks by theoretical physicists making small talk at parties."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/947/

948

AI - 2011-09-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ai.png
"AI"
"And they both react poorly to showers."

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 9 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/948/

949

File Transfer - 2011-09-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/file_transfer.png
"File Transfer"
"Every time you email a file to yourself so you can pull it up on your friend's laptop, Tim Berners-Lee sheds a single tear."

This comic beat 10 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics for a total score of 0.5556.
http://xkcd.com/949/

950

Mystery Solved - 2011-09-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/mystery_solved.png
"Mystery Solved"
"The Roanoke Lost Colonists founded Roanoke, the Franklin Expedition reached the Pacific in 2009 when the Northwest Passage opened, and Jimmy Hoffa currently heads the Teamsters Union--he just started going by 'James'."

This comic beat 10 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics for a total score of 0.5882.
http://xkcd.com/950/

951

Working - 2011-09-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/working.png
"Working"
"And if you drive a typical car more than a mile out of your way for each penny you save on the per-gallon price, it doesn't matter how worthless your time is to you--the gas to get you there and back costs more than you save."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/951/

952

Stud Finder - 2011-09-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/stud_finder.png
"Stud Finder"
"According to every stud finder I've tried to use, my walls contain a rapidly shifting network of hundreds and hundreds of studs."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 10 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/952/

953

1 to 10 - 2011-09-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/1_to_10.png
"1 to 10"
"If you get an 11/100 on a CS test, but you claim it should be counted as a 'C', they'll probably decide you deserve the upgrade."

This comic beat 10 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics for a total score of 0.6667.
http://xkcd.com/953/

954

Chin-Up Bar - 2011-09-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/chin_up_bar.png
"Chin-Up Bar"
"Those few who escaped found the emergency cutoff box disabled. The stampede lasted two hours and reached the bottom three times."

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/954/

955

Neutrinos - 2011-09-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/neutrinos.png
"Neutrinos"
"I can't speak to the paper's scientific merits, but it's really cool how on page 10 you can see that their reference GPS beacon is sensitive enough to pick up continential drift under the detector (interrupted halfway through by an earthquake)."

This comic beat 8 other comics and was beaten by 9 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/955/

956

Sharing - 2011-09-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sharing.png
"Sharing"
"In the new edition of The Giving Tree, the tree uses social tools to share with its friend all the best places to buy things."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 15 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/956/

957

Development - 2011-09-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/development.png
"Development"
"Funding was quickly restored to the NHC and the APA was taken back off hurricane forecast duty."

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 11 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/957/

958

Hotels - 2011-09-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/hotels.png
"Hotels"
"'Rating: 1/5. Room filled to brim with semen, and when front desk clerk opened mouth to talk, bedbugs poured out.'"

This comic beat 8 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/958/

959

Caroling - 2011-10-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/caroling.png
"Caroling"
"For a thousand generations we vowed never to forget how his soldiers feasted on our brother Stephen."

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/959/

960

Subliminal - 2011-10-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/subliminal.png
"Subliminal"
"Once you see it, you can't help seeing it every time. Until your body finishes metabolizing the mushrooms."

This comic beat 13 other comics and was beaten by 9 other comics for a total score of 0.5909.
http://xkcd.com/960/

961

Eternal Flame - 2011-10-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/eternal_flame.gif
"Eternal Flame"
"There's always the hope that if you sit and watch for long enough, the beachball will vanish and the thing it interrupted will return."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 11 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/961/

962

The Corliss Resolution - 2011-10-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_corliss_resolution.png
"The Corliss Resolution"
"And no avian society ever develops space travel because it's impossible to focus on calculus when you could be outside flying."

This comic beat 10 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics for a total score of 0.7692.
http://xkcd.com/962/

963

X11 - 2011-10-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/x11.png
"X11"
"Thomas Jefferson thought that every law and every constitution should be torn down and rewritten from scratch every nineteen years--which means X is overdue."

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 14 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/963/

964

Dorm Poster - 2011-10-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/dorm_poster.png
"Dorm Poster"
"I was going to record an album with that cover under the name "PINK FTFY", so it'd come after them on the store CD rack. But at this point music stores are just rooms where CDs are set out to age before they're thrown away, so probably nobody would see it."

This comic beat 11 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics for a total score of 0.6111.
http://xkcd.com/964/

965

Elements - 2011-10-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/elements.png
"Elements"
"Of all the nations, the armies of the ununoctium-benders are probably the least intimidating. The xenon-benders come close, but their flickery signs are at least effective for propaganda."

This comic beat 13 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics for a total score of 0.6190.
http://xkcd.com/965/

966

Jet Fuel - 2011-10-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/jet_fuel.png
"Jet Fuel"
"The 'controlled demolition' theory was concocted by the government to distract us. '9/11 was an inside job' was an inside job!"

This comic beat 11 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics for a total score of 0.6111.
http://xkcd.com/966/

967

Prairie - 2011-10-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/prairie.png
"Prairie"
"Colorado is working to develop coherent amber waves, which would allow them to finally destroy Kansas and Nebraska with a devastating but majestic grain laser."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 12 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/967/

968

Everything - 2011-10-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/everything.png
"Everything"
"I wanna hold your hand so I don't fall out of your gyrocopter."

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/968/

969

Delta-P - 2011-10-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/delta_p.png
"Delta-P"
"If you fire a Portal gun through the door of the wardrobe, space and time knot together, which leads to a frustrated Aslan trying to impart Christian morality to the Space sphere."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/969/

970

The Important Field - 2011-10-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_important_field.png
"The Important Field"
"I hear in some places, you need one form of ID to buy a gun, but two to pay for it by check. It's interesting who has what incentives to care about what mistakes."

This comic beat 11 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics for a total score of 0.6111.
http://xkcd.com/970/

971

Alternative Literature - 2011-10-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/alternative_literature.png
"Alternative Literature"
"I just noticed CVS has started stocking homeopathic pills on the same shelves with--and labeled similarly to--their actual medicine. Telling someone who trusts you that you're giving them medicine, when you know youâÂÂre not, because you want their money, isnâÂÂt just lying--itâÂÂs like an example youâÂÂd make up if you had to illustrate for a child why lying is wrong."

This comic beat 8 other comics and was beaten by 10 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/971/

972

November - 2011-11-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/november.png
"November"
"November marks the birthday of Charles Schulz, pioneer of tongue awareness."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 10 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/972/

973

MTV Generation - 2011-11-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/mtv_generation.png
"MTV Generation"
"If you identified with the kids from The Breakfast Club when it came out, you're now much closer to the age of Principal Vernon."

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/973/

974

The General Problem - 2011-11-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_general_problem.png
"The General Problem"
"I find that when someone's taking time to do something right in the present, they're a perfectionist with no ability to prioritize, whereas when someone took time to do something right in the past, they're a master artisan of great foresight."

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 13 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/974/

975

Occulting Telescope - 2011-11-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/occulting_telescope.png
"Occulting Telescope"
"Type II Kardashev civilizations eventually completely enclose their planetary system in a Dyson sphere because space is way too big to look at all the time."

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/975/

976

Sail - 2011-11-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sail.png
"Sail"
"It only works a few times before you have to capsize the boat in a soap lagoon again."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 9 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/976/

977

Map Projections - 2011-11-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/map_projections.png
"Map Projections"
"What's that? You think I don't like the Peters map because I'm uncomfortable with having my cultural assumptions challenged? Are you sure you're not ... ::puts on sunglasses:: ... projecting?"

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 9 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/977/

978

Citogenesis - 2011-11-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/citogenesis.png
"Citogenesis"
"I just read a pop-science book by a respected author. One chapter, and much of the thesis, was based around wildly inaccurate data which traced back to ... Wikipedia. To encourage people to be on their toes, I'm not going to say what book or author."

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/978/

979

Wisdom of the Ancients - 2011-11-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/wisdom_of_the_ancients.png
"Wisdom of the Ancients"
"All long help threads should have a sticky globally-editable post at the top saying 'DEAR PEOPLE FROM THE FUTURE: Here's what we've figured out so far ...'"

This comic beat 10 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics for a total score of 0.5882.
http://xkcd.com/979/

980

Money - 2011-11-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/money.png
"Money"
"There, I showed you it."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/980/

981

Porn Folder - 2011-11-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/porn_folder.png
"Porn Folder"
"Eww, gross, you modified link()? How could you enjoy abusing a filesystem like that?"

This comic beat 11 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics for a total score of 0.5789.
http://xkcd.com/981/

982

Set Theory - 2011-11-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/set_theory.png
"Set Theory"
"Proof of Zermelo's well-ordering theorem given the Axiom of Choice: 1: Take S to be any set. 2: When I reach step three, if S hasn't managed to find a well-ordering relation for itself, I'll feed it into this wood chipper. 3: Hey, look, S is well-ordered."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/982/

983

Privacy - 2011-11-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/privacy.png
"Privacy"
"Eventual headline: 'University Researchers Create Life in Lab! Darkness, Faulty Condoms Blamed.'"

This comic beat 15 other comics and was beaten by 9 other comics for a total score of 0.6250.
http://xkcd.com/983/

984

Space Launch System - 2011-11-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/space_launch_system.png
"Space Launch System"
"The SLS head engineer plans to invite Shania Twain to stand under the completed prototype, then tell her, 'I don't expect you to date me just because I'm a rocket scientist, but you've gotta admit--this is pretty fucking impressive.'"

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/984/

985

Percentage Points - 2011-12-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/percentage_points.png
"Percentage Points"
"Grayton also proposed making college scholarships available exclusively to sexually active teens, amnesty for illegal immigrants who create room for themselves by killing a citizen, and a graduated income tax based on penis size. He has been endorsed by Tracy Morgan, John Wilkes Booth's ghost, and the Time Cube guy."

This comic beat 8 other comics and was beaten by 10 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/985/

986

Drinking Fountains - 2011-12-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/drinking_fountains.png
"Drinking Fountains"
"I've always wondered whether you could drink slowly enough, and eliminate fast enough, that you just sort of peed continuously. But I'm afraid to try because I worry someone might call while I'm doing it and ask what I'm up to, and I won't be able to think of a lie."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 14 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/986/

987

Potential - 2011-12-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/potential.png
"Potential"
"The bunch of disadvantaged kids I was tutoring became too good at writing, and their essays were forcing me to confront painful existential questions, so I started trying to turn them on to drugs and crime instead."

This comic beat 12 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics for a total score of 0.7500.
http://xkcd.com/987/

988

Tradition - 2011-12-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tradition.png
"Tradition"
"An 'American tradition' is anything that happened to a baby boomer twice."

This comic beat 10 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics for a total score of 0.7692.
http://xkcd.com/988/

989

Cryogenics - 2011-12-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cryogenics.png
"Cryogenics"
"'Welcome to the future! Nothing's changed.' was the slogan of my astonishingly short-lived tech startup."

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/989/

990

Plastic Bags - 2011-12-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/plastic_bags.png
"Plastic Bags"
"The high I feel when I actually remember to bring my reusable bags to the store--and take them inside rather than leaving them in the parked car--can last for days."

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 11 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/990/

991

Phantom Menace - 2011-12-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/phantom_menace.png
"Phantom Menace"
"We could go to the theater across town and see if it's opened THERE yet, but we don't want to lose our place in line."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/991/

992

Mnemonics - 2011-12-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/mnemonics.png
"Mnemonics"
"'Sailor Moon's head exploded once' and 'Some men have explosive orgasms' both work for the Great Lakes from west to east (Paddle-to-the-Sea order)."

This comic beat 11 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics for a total score of 0.6111.
http://xkcd.com/992/

993

Brand Identity - 2011-12-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/brand_identity.png
"Brand Identity"
"Legally-mandated information would be printed on the back or discreetly along the bottom. In small letters under the nutrition information it would say 'Like our products? Visit our website!' There would be no URL."

This comic beat 11 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics for a total score of 0.6111.
http://xkcd.com/993/

994

Advent Calendar - 2011-12-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/advent_calendar.png
"Advent Calendar"
"I think you could get up to about 11:59:57 before you'd have trouble swallowing the chocolates fast enough. At that point, you'd need some kind of a liquify-and-chug apparatus to get up over the 11:59:59 barrier. Anyway, Merry Christmas!"

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/994/

995

Coinstar - 2011-12-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/coinstar.png
"Coinstar"
"Plus they take like 9%."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 10 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/995/

996

Making Things Difficult - 2011-12-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/making_things_difficult.png
"Making Things Difficult"
"Favorite mastectomy breast prosthesis idea: a fake boob containing a spare rechargable battery, accessed via a nipple USB port. Complete with a ring of LED charge indicators in the areola!"

This comic beat 10 other comics and was beaten by 11 other comics for a total score of 0.4762.
http://xkcd.com/996/

997

Wait Wait - 2011-12-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/wait_wait.png
"Wait Wait"
"You can't stab Carl Kasell. He sounds all slow and stentorian, but he moves like a snake."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/997/

998

2012 - 2012-01-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/2012.png
"2012"
"To compensate for this, I plan to spend 2013 doing nothing but talking about Mayans. My relationships with my friends and family may not fare well."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/998/

999

Cougars - 2012-01-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cougars.png
"Cougars"
"If you're lying in bed tonight and you see yellow eyes glinting in your window, are you being stalked by a puma, a mountain lion, a panther, a catamount, or a cougar? Trick question--in North America, they're all names for the same species, Puma concolor! Isn't learning fun? Anyway, sleep tight!"

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/999/

1000

1000 Comics - 2012-01-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/1000_comics.png
"1000 Comics"
"Thank you for making me feel less alone."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1000/

1001

AAAAAA - 2012-01-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/aaaaaa.png
"AAAAAA"
"'ARE YOU TURNED ON YET?' 'I DON'T THINK SO--ARE YOU?' 'MAYBE A LITTLE!' 'OK, FIVE MORE MINUTES.'"

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1001/

1002

Game AIs - 2012-01-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/game_ais.png
"Game AIs"
"The top computer champion at Seven Minutes in Heaven is a Honda-built Realdoll, but to date it has been unable to outperform the human Seven Minutes in Heaven champion, Ken Jennings."

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1002/

1003

Adam and Eve - 2012-01-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/adam_and_eve.png
"Adam and Eve"
"Abel and Steve would've been fine! I like Steve!"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 8 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1003/

1004

Batman - 2012-01-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/batman.png
"Batman"
"I'm really worried Christopher Nolan will kill a man dressed like a bat in his next movie. (The man will be dressed like a bat, I mean. Christopher Nolan won't be, probably.)"

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1004/

1005

SOPA - 2012-01-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sopa.png
"SOPA"
"In protest of SOPA, I'm currently getting totally blacked out."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1005/

1006

Sloppier Than Fiction - 2012-01-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sloppier_than_fiction.png
"Sloppier Than Fiction"
"Roger Ebert once called you directionless and unwatchable."

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1006/

1007

Sustainable - 2012-01-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sustainable.png
"Sustainable"
"Though 100 years is longer than a lot of our resources."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1007/

1008

Suckville - 2012-01-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/suckville.png
"Suckville"
"Suckville is considered by the Census Bureau to be part of the Detroit metropolitan statistical area, despite not being located anywhere near Detroit."

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1008/

1009

Sigh - 2012-01-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sigh.png
"Sigh"
"If you're annoying enough, you can get them to respond with an involuntary second sigh and get a rhythm going."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1009/

1010

Etymology-Man - 2012-01-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/etymology_man.png
"Etymology-Man"
"'I can't believe I'm saying this, but I wish Aquaman were here instead--HE'D be able to help.'"

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1010/

1011

Baby Names - 2012-02-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/baby_names.png
"Baby Names"
"I've been trying for a couple years now but I haven't been able to come up with a name dumber than 'Renesmee'."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1011/

1012

Wrong Superhero - 2012-02-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/wrong_superhero.png
"Wrong Superhero"
"Hi! Someone call for me? I'm a superhero who specializes in the study of God's creation of Man in the Book of Genesi-- HOLY SHIT A GIANT BUG!"

This comic beat 10 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics for a total score of 0.6667.
http://xkcd.com/1012/

1013

Wake Up Sheeple - 2012-02-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/wake_up_sheeple.png
"Wake Up Sheeple"
"You will be led to judgement like lambs to the slaughter--a simile whose existence, I might add, will not do your species any favors."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1013/

1014

Car Problems - 2012-02-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/car_problems.png
"Car Problems"
"Or if you replace your car, we'll be happy to set it on fire again so you can take another crack at getting that shot."

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1014/

1015

Kerning - 2012-02-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/kerning.png
"Kerning"
"I have never been as self-conscious about my handwriting as when I was inking in the caption for this comic."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1015/

1016

Valentine Dilemma - 2012-02-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/valentine_dilemma.png
"Valentine Dilemma"
"The worst resolution to the Valentine Prisoner's Dilemma when YOU decide not to give your partner a present but your PARTNER decides to testify against you in the armed robbery case."

This comic beat 10 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics for a total score of 0.7692.
http://xkcd.com/1016/

1017

Backward in Time - 2012-02-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/backward_in_time.png
"Backward in Time"
"People tell me I have too much time on my hands, but really the problem is that there's too much time, PERIOD."

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1017/

1018

Good Cop, Dadaist Cop - 2012-02-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/good_cop_dadaist_cop.png
"Good Cop, Dadaist Cop"
"NOW INVENT AN IMPOSSIBLE-TO-TRANSLATE LANGUAGE AND USE IT TO TELL US WHERE THE MONEY IS."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1018/

1019

First Post - 2012-02-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/first_post.png
"First Post"
"'Nuh-uh! We let users vote on comments and display them by number of votes. Everyone knows that makes it impossible for a few persistent voices to dominate the discussion.'"

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1019/

1020

Orion Nebula - 2012-02-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/orion_nebula.png
"Orion Nebula"
"Also on the agenda: what's with his hips?"

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1020/

1021

Business Plan - 2012-02-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/business_plan.png
"Business Plan"
"The investor elevator pitch is "Wheeeeeeee! Elevators are fun!""

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1021/

1022

So It Has Come To This - 2012-02-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/so_it_has_come_to_this.png
"So It Has Come To This"
"'Come to what?' 'You. Me. This moment.'"

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1022/

1023

Late-Night PBS - 2012-02-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/late_night_pbs.png
"Late-Night PBS"
"Then it switched to these old black-and-white tapes of Bob Ross slumped against the wall of an empty room, painting the least happy trees you've ever seen. Either PBS needs to beef up studio security or I need to stop using Ambien to sleep."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 9 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1023/

1024

Error Code - 2012-03-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/error_code.png
"Error Code"
"It has a section on motherboard beep codes that lists, for each beep pattern, a song that syncs up well with it."

This comic beat 8 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1024/

1025

Tumblr - 2012-03-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tumblr.png
"Tumblr"
"Dot Tumblr Dot Com, on the other hand, would be an awful name for a band, if only because of how hard it would be to direct people to your band's website."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1025/

1026

Compare and Contrast - 2012-03-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/compare_and_contrast.png
"Compare and Contrast"
"Frankly, I see no difference between thee and a summer's day. Only Ron Paul offers a TRUE alternative!"

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1026/

1027

Pickup Artist - 2012-03-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pickup_artist.png
"Pickup Artist"
"Son, don't try to play 'make you feel bad' with the Michael Jordan of making you feel bad."

This comic beat 10 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics for a total score of 0.7143.
http://xkcd.com/1027/

1028

Communication - 2012-03-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/communication.png
"Communication"
"Anyone who says that they're great at communicating but 'people are bad at listening' is confused about how communication works."

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1028/

1029

Drawing Stars - 2012-03-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/drawing_stars.png
"Drawing Stars"
"Screw these 36-degree angles. I'm converting to Judaism."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1029/

1030

Keyed - 2012-03-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/keyed.png
"Keyed"
"I was sure he was just getting revenge, but then he did the same thing to Carrie Underwood. Then he mailed me a scone. I think I'm giving up dating."

This comic beat 8 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1030/

1031

s/keyboard/leopard/ - 2012-03-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/s_keyboard_leopard.png
"s/keyboard/leopard/"
"Problem Exists Between Leopard And Chair"

This comic beat 8 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1031/

1032

Networking - 2012-03-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/networking.png
"Networking"
"Our company is agile and lean with a focus on the long tail. Ok, our company is actually a polecat I found in my backyard."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1032/

1033

Formal Logic - 2012-03-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/formal_logic.png
"Formal Logic"
"Note that this implies you should NOT honk solely because I stopped for a pedestrian and you're behind me."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1033/

1034

Share Buttons - 2012-03-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/share_buttons.png
"Share Buttons"
"The only post to achieve perfect balance between the four was a hilarious joke about Mark Zuckerberg getting caught using a pseudonym to sneak past the TSA."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 9 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1034/

1035

Cadbury Eggs - 2012-03-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cadbury_eggs.png
"Cadbury Eggs"
"When they moved production from New Zealand to the UK and switched from the runny white centers to the thick, frosting-like filling, it got way harder to cook them scrambled."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1035/

1036

Reviews - 2012-03-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/reviews.png
"Reviews"
"I plugged in this lamp and my dog went rigid, spoke a sentence of perfect Akkadian, and then was hurled sideways through the picture window. Even worse, it's one of those lamps where the switch is on the cord."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1036/

1037

Umwelt - 2012-04-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/reviews.png
"Umwelt"
"Umwelt is the idea that because their senses pick up on different things, different animals in the same ecosystem actually live in very different worlds. Everything about you shapes the world you inhabit--from your ideology to your glasses prescription to your web browser."

This comic beat 8 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1037/

1038

Fountain - 2012-04-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/fountain.png
"Fountain"
"Implausible, did you say? Sorry, couldn't quite hear you from all the way up heeeeeeeeere!"

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1038/

1039

RuBisCO - 2012-04-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/rubisco.png
"RuBisCO"
"Bruce Schneier believes safewords are fundamentally insecure and recommends that you ask your partner to stop via public key signature."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1039/

1040

Lakes and Oceans - 2012-04-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/lakes_and_oceans.png
"Lakes and Oceans"
"James Cameron has said that he didn't know its song would be so beautiful. He didn't close the door in time. He's sorry."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1040/

1041

Whites of Their Eyes - 2012-04-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/whites_of_their_eyes.png
"Whites of Their Eyes"
"Don't fire until you see through the fragile facade to the human being within."

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1041/

1042

Never - 2012-04-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/never.png
"Never"
"I'll never forget you--at least, the parts of you that were important red flags."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1042/

1043

Ablogalypse - 2012-04-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ablogalypse.png
"Ablogalypse"
"Plus the reaction in the Tumblverse is always 'repeatedly get hit by a dog and fall down the stairs'."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1043/

1044

Romney Quiz - 2012-04-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/romney_quiz.png
"Romney Quiz"
"Charlie actually delivered the Medicare line almost verbatim in the 1971 movie's Fizzy Lifting Drink scene, but it was ultimately cut from the final release."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1044/

1045

Constraints - 2012-04-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/constraints.png
"Constraints"
"[title-text similiarly alphabetized]"

This comic beat 13 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics for a total score of 0.8125.
http://xkcd.com/1045/

1046

Skynet - 2012-04-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/skynet.png
"Skynet"
"'YOUR CLOTHES. GIVE THEM TO ME.' 'Shit, uh ... you are now breathing manually!' 'I AM ALWAYS BREATHING MANUALLY.'"

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1046/

1047

Approximations - 2012-04-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/approximations.png
"Approximations"
"Two tips: 1) 8675309 is not just prime, it's a twin prime, and 2) if you ever find yourself raising log(anything)^e or taking the pi-th root of anything, set down the marker and back away from the whiteboard; something has gone horribly wrong."

This comic beat 11 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics for a total score of 0.7857.
http://xkcd.com/1047/

1048

Emotion - 2012-04-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/emotion.png
"Emotion"
"Fortunately, the internet has a virtually inexhaustible supply of code that doesn't work and people who are wrong, which bodes well for a return to normalcy. [Note: Click to read context for the cancer comics. She's doing well.]"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 12 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1048/

1049

Bookshelf - 2012-04-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/bookshelf.png
"Bookshelf"
"I had a hard time with Ayn Rand because I found myself enthusiastically agreeing with the first 90% of every sentence, but getting lost at 'therefore, be a huge asshole to everyone.'"

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1049/

1050

Forgot Algebra - 2012-05-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/forgot_algebra.png
"Forgot Algebra"
"The only things you HAVE to know are how to make enough of a living to stay alive and how to get your taxes done. All the fun parts of life are optional."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1050/

1051

Visited - 2012-05-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/visited.png
"Visited"
"I hate when I read something like '... tension among the BASE jumpers nearly led to wingsuit combat ...', and I get excited because 'wingsuit combat' is underlined, only to find that it's just separate links to the 'wingsuit' and 'combat' articles."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1051/

1052

Every Major's Terrible - 2012-05-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/every_majors_terrible.png
"Every Major's Terrible"
"Someday I'll be the first to get a Ph. D in 'Undeclared'."

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1052/

1053

Ten Thousand - 2012-05-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ten_thousand.png
"Ten Thousand"
"Saying 'what kind of an idiot doesn't know about the Yellowstone supervolcano' is so much more boring than telling someone about the Yellowstone supervolcano for the first time."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1053/

1054

The bacon - 2012-05-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/thebacon.png
"The bacon"
"Normally pronounced 'THEH-buh-kon', I assume."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1054/

1055

Kickstarter - 2012-05-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/kickstarter.png
"Kickstarter"
"If you pledge more than $50 you'll get on the VIP list and have first dibs on a slot on ANY of the pledge levels in the actual campaign."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1055/

1056

Felidae - 2012-05-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/felidae.png
"Felidae"
"'Smilodon fatalis' narrowly edged out 'Tyrannosaurus rex' to win this year's Most Badass Latin Names competition, after edging out 'Dracorex hogwartsia' and 'Stygimoloch spinifer' (meaning 'horned dragon from the river of death') in the semifinals."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1056/

1057

Klout - 2012-05-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/klout.png
"Klout"
"Though please do confirm that it's actually *me* on Klout first, and not one of my friends trying to get me punched. The great thing about this douchebag deadman switch is that I will never dare trigger it."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1057/

1058

Old-Timers - 2012-05-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/old_timers.png
"Old-Timers"
"You were on the internet before I was born? Well, so was I."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1058/

1059

Bel-Air - 2012-05-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/bel_air.png
"Bel-Air"
"Aaron Sorkin has been tapped to write the TV movie about the aging prince's eventual election to Pat Toomey's Senate seat, currently titled either 'FRESHman Senator' or 'Mr. Smith Goes to Washington'."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1059/

1060

Crowdsourcing - 2012-05-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/crowdsourcing.png
"Crowdsourcing"
"We don't sell products; we sell the marketplace. And by 'sell the marketplace' we mean 'play shooters, sometimes for upwards of 20 hours straight.'"

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1060/

1061

EST - 2012-05-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/est.png
"EST"
"The month names are the same, except that the fourth month only has the name 'April' in even-numbered years, and is otherwise unnamed."

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1061/

1062

Budget News - 2012-05-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/budget_news.png
"Budget News"
"I will vote, no questions asked, for any candidate who describes themselves as \more of a deficit sugar glider.\"""

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1062/

1063

Kill Hitler - 2012-06-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/kill_hitler.png
"Kill Hitler"
"Revised directive: It is forbidden for you to interfere with human history until you've at least taken a class on it."

This comic beat 16 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics for a total score of 0.6957.
http://xkcd.com/1063/

1064

Front Door - 2012-06-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/front_door.png
"Front Door"
""

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1064/

1065

Shoes - 2012-06-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/shoes.png
"Shoes"
"I *do* hear that they're the most comfortable thing to wear on your feet since sliced bread."

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1065/

1066

Laundry - 2012-06-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/laundry.png
"Laundry"
"During the second semester, the path is briefly routed through the dishwasher."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1066/

1067

Pressures - 2012-06-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pressures.png
"Pressures"
"Everyone's caught by surprise when a theory of quantum gravity is developed by a sound technician wearing patent leather shoes while editing Clerks II."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1067/

1068

Swiftkey - 2012-06-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/swiftkey.png
"Swiftkey"
"Although the Markov chain-style text model is still rudimentary; it recently gave me "Massachusetts Institute of America". Although I have to admit it sounds prestigious."

This comic beat 12 other comics and was beaten by 9 other comics for a total score of 0.5714.
http://xkcd.com/1068/

1069

Alphabet - 2012-06-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/alphabet.png
"Alphabet"
"Do I get to remove letters entirely? Or just rearrange them? Because the 'k/c' situation is ridiculous. Look, we can make out whenever. This is *immortality*!"

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1069/

1070

Words for Small Sets - 2012-06-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/words_for_small_sets.png
"Words for Small Sets"
"If things are too quiet, try asking a couple of friends whether "a couple" should always mean "two". As with the question of how many spaces should go after a period, it can turn acrimonious surprisingly fast unless all three of them agree."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 9 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1070/

1071

Exoplanets - 2012-06-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/exoplanets.png
"Exoplanets"
"Planets are turning out to be so common that to show all the planets in our galaxy, this chart would have to be nested in itself--with each planet replaced by a copy of the chart--at least three levels deep."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1071/

1072

Seventies - 2012-06-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/seventies.png
"Seventies"
"Hey, man, the 1670s called. They were like 'Wherefore this demonic inÿtrument? By what ÿorcery does it produce ÿuch ÿounds?""

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1072/

1073

Weekend - 2012-06-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/weekend.png
"Weekend"
"Of the two Garfields, you wouldn't think the cat would turn out to be the more compelling presidential speechwriter, but there you go."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 10 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1073/

1074

Moon Landing - 2012-06-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/moon_landing.png
"Moon Landing"
"Ok, so Spirit and Opportunity are pretty awesome. And Kepler. And New Horizons, Cassini, Spirit and Opportunity, Curiosity, TiME, and Project M. But c'mon, if the Earth were a basketball, in 40 years no human's been more than half an inch from the surface."

This comic beat 13 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics for a total score of 0.8125.
http://xkcd.com/1074/

1075

Warning - 2012-06-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/warning.png
"Warning"
"Also possibly several miles beyond that."

This comic beat 8 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1075/

1076

Groundhog Day - 2012-07-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/groundhog_day.png
"Groundhog Day"
"If you closely examine the cosmic background radiation, you can pick up lingering echoes of 'I Got You Babe'."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 10 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1076/

1077

Home Organization - 2012-07-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/home_organization.png
"Home Organization"
"Lifehacking!"

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1077/

1078

Knights - 2012-07-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/knights.png
"Knights"
"1. Ne3 ... âÂÂâÂÂâ 2. Nc3 ... âÂÂâÂÂâ 0-1"

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1078/

1079

United Shapes - 2012-07-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/united_shapes.png
"United Shapes"
"That eggplant is in something of a flaccid state."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1079/

1080

Visual Field - 2012-07-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/visual_field.png
"Visual Field"
"I recently learned something that solved a mystery that had bugged me since childhood--why, when I looked at an analog clock, the hand would sometimes seem to take a couple seconds to start ticking. Google "stopped clock illusion"."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1080/

1081

Argument Victory - 2012-07-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/argument_victory.png
"Argument Victory"
"Really, the comforting side in most conspiracy theory arguments is the one claiming that anyone who's in power has any plan at all."

This comic beat 8 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1081/

1082

Geology - 2012-07-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/geology.png
"Geology"
"That's a gneiss butte."

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 11 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1082/

1083

Writing Styles - 2012-07-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/writing_styles.png
"Writing Styles"
"I liked the idea, suggested by h00k on bash.org, of a Twitter bot that messages prominent politicians to tell them when they've unnecessarily used sms-speak abbreviations despite having plenty of characters left."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1083/

1084

Server Problem - 2012-07-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/server_problem.png
"Server Problem"
"Protip: Annoy Ray Kurzweil by always referring to it as the 'Cybersingularity'."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1084/

1085

ContextBot - 2012-07-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/contextbot.png
"ContextBot"
"If you read all vaguebooking/vaguetweeting with the assumption that they're saying everything they can without revealing classified military information, the internet gets way more exciting."

This comic beat 9 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1085/

1086

Eyelash Wish Log - 2012-07-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/eyelash_wish_log.png
"Eyelash Wish Log"
"Ooh, another one. Uh ... the ability to alter any coefficients of friction at will during sporting events."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1086/

1087

Cirith Ungol - 2012-07-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cirith_ungol.png
"Cirith Ungol"
"My all-time favorite example of syntactic ambiguity comes from Wikipedia: 'Charlotte's Web is a children's novel by American author E. B. White, about a pig named Wilbur who is saved from being slaughtered by an intelligent spider named Charlotte.'"

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 9 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1087/

1088

Five Years - 2012-07-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/five_years.png
"Five Years"
"'Well, no further questions. You're hired!' 'Oh, sorry! I'm no longer interested. There's a bunch of future I gotta go check out!'"

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 9 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1088/

1089

Internal Monologue - 2012-08-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/internal_monologue.png
"Internal Monologue"
"Oh right, eye contact. Ok, good, holding the eye contact ... holding ... still holding ... ok, too long! Getting weird! Quick, look thoughtfully into space and nod. Oh, dammit, said 'yeah' again!"

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1089/

1090

Formal Languages - 2012-08-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/formal_languages.png
"Formal Languages"
"[audience looks around] 'What just happened?' 'There must be some context we're missing.'"

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1090/

1091

Curiosity - 2012-08-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/curiosity.png
"Curiosity"
"As of this writing the NASA/JPL websites are still overloaded. Trying CURIOSITY-REAR-CAM_[256px_x_256px].torrent.SwEsUb.DVDRip.XviD-aXXo.jpg instead."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1091/

1092

Michael Phelps - 2012-08-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/michael_phelps.png
"Michael Phelps"
"[shortly] ... he ate ALL of it!?"

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1092/

1093

Forget - 2012-08-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/forget.png
"Forget"
"'Baby Got Back' turned 20 this year. My favorite nostalgia show is VH1's 'I Love The Inexorable March of Time Toward the Grave That Awaits Us All.'"

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1093/

1094

Interview - 2012-08-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/interview.png
"Interview"
"Hey, before you go, can you explain to me what job I now have?"

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1094/

1095

Crazy Straws - 2012-08-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/crazy_straws.png
"Crazy Straws"
"The new crowd is heavily shaped by this guy named Eric, who's basically the Paris Hilton of the amateur plastic crazy straw design world."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1095/

1096

Clinically Studied Ingredient - 2012-08-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/clinically_studied_ingredient.png
"Clinically Studied Ingredient"
"Blatantly banking on customers not understanding that it's like a Hollywood studio advertising that their new movie was 'watched by Roger Ebert'."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1096/

1097

A Hypochrondiac's Nightmare - 2012-08-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/a_hypochrondiacs_nightmare.png
"A Hypochrondiac's Nightmare"
"BUT WHAT IF I REASSURE MYSELF WITH A JOKE AND THEN DON'T WORRY ABOUT THE RASH AND IT TURNS OUT TO BE DEATH MITES AND I COULD HAVE CAUGHT IT"

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1097/

1098

Star Ratings - 2012-08-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/star_ratings.png
"Star Ratings"
"I got lost and wandered into the world's creepiest cemetery, where the headstones just had names and star ratings. Freaked me out. When I got home I tried to leave the cemetery a bad review on Yelp, but as my hand hovered over the 'one star' button I felt this distant chill ..."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1098/

1099

Tuesdays - 2012-08-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tuesdays.png
"Tuesdays"
"Try our bottomless drinks and fall forever!"

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1099/

1100

Vows - 2012-08-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/vows.png
"Vows"
"So, um. Do you want to get a drink after the game?"

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1100/

1101

Sketchiness - 2012-08-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sketchiness.png
"Sketchiness"
"factory --- spire --- onslaught --- extractor --- judge"

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1101/

1102

Fastest-Growing - 2012-08-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/fastest_growing.png
"Fastest-Growing"
"I lead a small but extraordinarily persuasive religion whose only members are door-to-door proselytizers from other faiths."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1102/

1103

Nine - 2012-09-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/nine.png
"Nine"
"FYI: If you get curious and start trying to calculate the time adjustment function that minimizes the gap between the most-used and least-used digit (for a representative sample of common cook times) without without altering any time by more than 10%, and someone asks you what you're doing, it's easier to just lie."

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1103/

1104

Feathers - 2012-09-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/feathers.png
"Feathers"
"Click to see a video of a modern bird using stability flapping during predatory behavior. It all fits! Also, apparently Microraptor had *four* wings? The past keeps getting cooler! (And there's more of it every day!)"

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1104/

1105

License Plate - 2012-09-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/license_plate.png
"License Plate"
"The next day: 'What? Six bank robberies!? But I just vandalized the library!' 'Nice try. They saw your plate with all the 1's and I's.' 'That's impossible! I've been with my car the whole ti-- ... wait. Ok, wow, that was clever of her.'"

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1105/

1106

ADD - 2012-09-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/add.png
"ADD"
"20 balloons float away while I'm busy permanently tying one to a tree to deal with it for good. Unfortunately, that one balloon was 'land a rocket on the moon in Kerbal Space Program.'"

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1106/

1107

Sports Cheat Sheet - 2012-09-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sports_cheat_sheet.png
"Sports Cheat Sheet"
"I would subscribe to a Twitter feed that supplied you with one reasonable sports opinion per day, like 'The Red Sox can't make the playoffs (championship games), but in last night's game their win seriously damaged the chances of the Yankees (longstanding rival team).'"

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 9 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1107/

1108

Cautionary Ghost - 2012-09-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cautionary_ghost.png
"Cautionary Ghost"
"But then the Ghost of Subjunctive Past showed up and told me to stay strong on 'if it were'."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1108/

1109

Refrigerator - 2012-09-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/refrigerator.png
"Refrigerator"
"I want this engraved on my tombstone like the Epitaph of Stevinus."

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1109/

1110

Click and Drag - 2012-09-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/click_and_drag.png
"Click and Drag"
"Click and drag."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1110/

1111

Premiere - 2012-09-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/premiere.png
"Premiere"
"'But what's the buzz about the film?' 'We're hoping it's distracting.'"

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1111/

1112

Think Logically - 2012-09-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/think_logically.png
"Think Logically"
"I've developed a more logical set of rules but the people on the chess community have a bunch of stupid emotional biases and won't reply to my posts."

This comic beat 8 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1112/

1113

Killed In Action - 2012-09-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/killed_in_action.png
"Killed In Action"
"We can't let this happen again. We need to build a secure TWO-day-before-retirement safe room."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 10 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1113/

1114

Metallurgy - 2012-09-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/metallurgy.png
"Metallurgy"
"This exotic blade was wrought from a different fallen star. The meteorite was a carbonaceous chondrite, so it's basically a lump of gravel glued into the shape of a sword. A SPACE sword!"

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1114/

1115

Sky - 2012-10-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sky.png
"Sky"
"I dropped a bird and I didn't hear it hit bottom."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1115/

1116

Traffic Lights - 2012-10-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/traffic_lights.gif
"Traffic Lights"
"There's an intersection I drive through sometimes that has a forward green arrow, a red light, and a 'no turns' sign all on one pole. I honestly have no idea what it's telling me to do."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1116/

1117

My Sky - 2012-10-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/my_sky.png
"My Sky"
"According to my mom, my first word was (looking up at the sky) 'Wow!'"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1117/

1118

Microsoft - 2012-10-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/microsoft.png
"Microsoft"
"Facebook, Apple, and Google all got away with their monopolist power grabs because they don't have any 'S's in their names for critics to snarkily replace with '$'s."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1118/

1119

Undoing - 2012-10-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/undoing.png
"Undoing"
"I've been sneaking out at night and installing lamps on the underside of every photovoltaic panel I can find. Sure, there are upwards of 80% losses, but I prefer to think of them as nearly 20% gains."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1119/

1120

Blurring the Line - 2012-10-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/blurring_the_line.png
"Blurring the Line"
"People into masturbatory navel-gazing have a lot to learn about masturbation."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 7 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1120/

1121

Identity - 2012-10-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/identity.png
"Identity"
"Not sure why I just taught everyone to flawlessly impersonate me to pretty much anyone I know. Just remember to constantly bring up how cool it is that birds are dinosaurs and you'll be set."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1121/

1122

Electoral Precedent - 2012-10-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/electoral_precedent.png
"Electoral Precedent"
"No white guy who's been mentioned on Twitter has gone on to win."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1122/

1123

The Universal Label - 2012-10-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_universal_label.png
"The Universal Label"
"Works for any grocery or non-grocery. Even thyme is just H and time."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1123/

1124

Law of Drama - 2012-10-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/law_of_drama.png
"Law of Drama"
"'Drama' is just 'people being upset', when someone says they're always surrounded by drama and they just ignore it, it starts to make sense that their strategy might be backfiring."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1124/

1125

Objects In Mirror - 2012-10-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/objects_in_mirror.png
"Objects In Mirror"
"Universes in mirror, like those in windshield, are larger than they appear."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1125/

1126

Epsilon and Zeta - 2012-10-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/epsilon_and_zeta.png
"Epsilon and Zeta"
"The average error in the NHC forecasted position of a hurricane three days in the future has shrunk to a third of what it was in 1990--a staggering accomplishment. However, as you may have gathered, forecasts of future storm *strength* have proved more difficult to improve."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1126/

1127

Congress - 2012-10-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/congress.png
"Congress"
"It'd be great if some news network started featuring partisan hack talking heads who were all Federalists and Jacksonians, just to see how long it took us to catch on."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1127/

1128

Fifty Shades - 2012-10-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/fifty_shades.png
"Fifty Shades"
"Wishbone and the Illustrated Classics series have gotten me through every conversation I've ever had about Dickens, Treasure Island, The Anarchist's Cookbook, and Our Bodies, Ourselves."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1128/

1129

Cell Number - 2012-11-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cell_number.png
"Cell Number"
"There's also a +1 sometimes, which is there to keep everyone on their toes. In the future, people who got to pick cool numbers by signing up for Google Voice early will be revered as wizards."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1129/

1130

Poll Watching - 2012-11-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/poll_watching.png
"Poll Watching"
"The choices we make Tuesday could have MASSIVE and PERMANENT effects on the charts on Nate Silver's blog!"

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1130/

1131

Math - 2012-11-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/math.png
"Math"
"As of this writing, the only thing that's 'razor-thin' or 'too close to call' is the gap between the consensus poll forecast and the result."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1131/

1132

Frequentists vs. Bayesians - 2012-11-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/frequentists_vs_bayesians.png
"Frequentists vs. Bayesians"
"'Detector! What would the Bayesian statistician say if I asked him whether the--' [roll] 'I AM A NEUTRINO DETECTOR, NOT A LABYRINTH GUARD. SERIOUSLY, DID YOUR BRAIN FALL OUT?' [roll] '... yes.'"

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1132/

1133

Up Goer Five - 2012-11-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/up_goer_five.png
"Up Goer Five"
"Another thing that is a bad problem is if you're flying toward space and the parts start to fall off your space car in the wrong order. If that happens, it means you won't go to space today, or maybe ever."

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1133/

1134

Logic Boat - 2012-11-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/logic_boat.png
"Logic Boat"
"Or a cabbage, for that matter. The goat makes sense. Goats are fine."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1134/

1135

Arachnoneurology - 2012-11-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/arachnoneurology.png
"Arachnoneurology"
"SPIDER PSYCHOLOGY (21st Ed.) is a comprehensive overview of arachnoneurology, neuro-arachnology, forensic arachnology, neuro-arachnoneurology (the study of the brains of spider neurology experts), and arachnoarachnology (the study of too many spiders)."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1135/

1136

Broken Mirror - 2012-11-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/broken_mirror.png
"Broken Mirror"
"'I see you're in this mood again.' 'I am always in this mood.'"

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1136/

1137

‮LTR - 2012-11-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/rtl.png
"‮LTR"
"Collaborative editing can quickly become a textual rap battle fought with increasingly convoluted invocations of U+202a to U+202e."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1137/

1138

Heatmap - 2012-11-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/heatmap.png
"Heatmap"
"There are also a lot of global versions of this map showing traffic to English-language websites which are indistinguishable from maps of the location of internet users who are native English speakers."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1138/

1139

Rubber and Glue - 2012-11-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/rubber_and_glue.png
"Rubber and Glue"
"I'm rubber. You're rubber. We contemplate the reality of our existence in mute, vulcanized horror."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1139/

1140

Calendar of Meaningful Dates - 2012-11-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/calendar_of_meaningful_dates.png
"Calendar of Meaningful Dates"
"In months other than September, the 11th is mentioned substantially less often than any other date. It's been that way since long before 9/11 and I have no idea why."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1140/

1141

Two Years - 2012-11-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/two_years.png
"Two Years"
"She won the first half of all our chemo Scrabble games, but then her IV drugs started kicking in and I *dominated*."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1141/

1142

Coverage - 2012-12-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/coverage.png
"Coverage"
"My resonant tunneling diode phone has limited range but a short enough wavelength to penetrate even the densest cages. This gives me a major combat advantage, hopefully."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1142/

1143

Location - 2012-12-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/location.png
"Location"
"Ingress: Foursquare With Space Noises."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1143/

1144

Tags - 2012-12-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tags.png
"Tags"
"<A>: Like </a>this.&nbsp;"

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1144/

1145

Sky Color - 2012-12-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sky_color.png
"Sky Color"
"Feynman recounted another good one upperclassmen would use on freshmen physics students: When you look at words in a mirror, how come they're reversed left to right but not top to bottom? What's special about the horizontal axis?"

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1145/

1146

Honest - 2012-12-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/honest.png
"Honest"
"I didn't understand what you meant. I still don't. But I'll figure it out soon!"

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1146/

1147

Evolving - 2012-12-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/evolving.png
"Evolving"
"Biologists play reverse Pokémon, trying to avoid putting any one team member on the front lines long enough for the experience to cause evolution."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1147/

1148

Nothing to Offer - 2012-12-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/nothing_to_offer.png
"Nothing to Offer"
"cerebrospinal fluid, pericardial fluid, sputum, aqueous humor, perilymph, chyme, hydatid fluid, interstitial fluid, rheum, and gin."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1148/

1149

Broomstick - 2012-12-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/broomstick.png
"Broomstick"
"'Broom first, then slippers.' 'How do I know you'll return the broom once you've secured your ticket?' 'I'll leave my little dog as collateral.' 'Great. Pleasure doing business!'"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1149/

1150

Instagram - 2012-12-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/instagram.png
"Instagram"
"I'm gonna call the cops and get Chad arrested for theft, then move all my stuff to the house across the street. Hopefully the owners there are more responsible."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1150/

1151

Tests - 2012-12-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tests.png
"Tests"
"In fact, one of the boxes is full of Staphylococcus. The wrapping paper is coated in E. coli, though, so it's an understandable mistake. You know, we should really stop accepting gifts from that guy."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1151/

1152

Communion - 2012-12-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/communion.png
"Communion"
"The local police, growing increasingly concerned about this church, ask parishoners to take a sip of wine and then spit it back out for DNA testing. It's blood, and it matches a 1970s murder victim."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1152/

1153

Proof - 2012-12-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/proof.png
"Proof"
"The prosecution calls Gottfried Leibniz."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1153/

1154

Resolution - 2012-12-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/resolution.png
"Resolution"
"If at first you don't succeed, that's one data point."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1154/

1155

Kolmogorov Directions - 2013-01-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/kolmogorov_directions.png
"Kolmogorov Directions"
"People get really grumpy when they realize you're giving them directions for how to go to the store and buy a GPS."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1155/

1156

Conditioning - 2013-01-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/conditioning.png
"Conditioning"
"'Why are you standing in the yard wearing a papal hat and a robe covered in seeds?' 'Well, the Pope is visiting our town next month ...'"

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1156/

1157

Sick Day - 2013-01-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sick_day.png
"Sick Day"
"Wikipedia path: Virus -> Immune system -> Innate immune system -> Parasites -> List of parasites of humans -> Naegleria fowleri -> Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis -> Deciding I DEFINITELY shouldn't connect an aquarium pump to my sinuses"

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1157/

1158

Rubber Sheet - 2013-01-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/rubber_sheet.png
"Rubber Sheet"
"It IS about physics. It ALL is."

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1158/

1159

Countdown - 2013-01-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/countdown.png
"Countdown"
"For all we know, the odds are in our favor."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1159/

1160

Drop Those Pounds - 2013-01-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/drop_those_pounds.png
"Drop Those Pounds"
"If the flyers don't work, we'll switch to the LEAST subtle method of informing a town of the existence of a trebuchet club."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1160/

1161

Hand Sanitizer - 2013-01-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/hand_sanitizer.png
"Hand Sanitizer"
"Hipster CDC Reports Flu Epidemic Peaked Years Ago"

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1161/

1162

Log Scale - 2013-01-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/log_scale.png
"Log Scale"
"Knuth Paper-Stack Notation: Write down the number on pages. Stack them. If the stack is too tall to fit in the room, write down the number of pages it would take to write down the number. THAT number won't fit in the room? Repeat. When a stack fits, write the number of iterations on a card. Pin it to the stack."

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1162/

1163

Debugger - 2013-01-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/debugger.png
"Debugger"
"It can take a site a while to figure out that there's a problem with their 'report a bug' form."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1163/

1164

Home Alone - 2013-01-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/home_alone.png
"Home Alone"
"Starring Macaulay Culkin."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1164/

1165

Amazon - 2013-01-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/amazon.png
"Amazon"
"Amazon.com took a surprise early lead with 'Time required to transport a package from Iquitos, Peru to Manaus, Brazil' but then lost it at 'Minutes to skeletonize a cow'."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1165/

1166

Argument - 2013-01-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/argument.png
"Argument"
"The misguided search for a perpetual motion machine has run substantially longer than any attempted perpetual motion machine."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1166/

1167

Star Trek into Darkness - 2013-01-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/star_trek_into_darkness.png
"Star Trek into Darkness"
"Of course, factions immediately sprang up in favor of '~*~sTaR tReK iNtO dArKnEsS~*~', 'xX_StAr TrEk InTo DaRkNess_Xx', and 'Star Trek lnto Darkness' (that's a lowercase 'L')."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1167/

1168

tar - 2013-02-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tar.png
"tar"
"I don't know what's worse--the fact that after 15 years of using tar I still can't keep the flags straight, or that after 15 years of technological advancement I'm still mucking with tar flags that were 15 years old when I started."

This comic beat 8 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1168/

1169

Expedition - 2013-02-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/expedition.png
"Expedition"
"I'm pretty sure I've logged more hours in Google Maps over the past decade than in any game."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1169/

1170

Bridge - 2013-02-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/bridge.png
"Bridge"
"And it says a lot about you that when your friends jump off a bridge en masse, your first thought is apparently 'my friends are all foolish and I won't be like them' and not 'are my friends ok?'."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1170/

1171

Perl Problems - 2013-02-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/perl_problems.png
"Perl Problems"
"To generate #1 albums, 'jay --help' recommends the -z flag."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1171/

1172

Workflow - 2013-02-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/workflow.png
"Workflow"
"There are probably children out there holding down spacebar to stay warm in the winter! YOUR UPDATE MURDERS CHILDREN."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1172/

1173

Steroids - 2013-02-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/steroids.png
"Steroids"
"A human is a system for converting dust billions of years ago into dust billions of years from now via a roundabout process which involves checking email a lot."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1173/

1174

App - 2013-02-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/app.png
"App"
"If I click 'no', I've probably given up on everything, so don't bother taking me to the page I was trying to go to. Just drop me on the homepage. Thanks."

This comic beat 8 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1174/

1175

Moving Sidewalks - 2013-02-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/moving_sidewalks.png
"Moving Sidewalks"
"I think I could spend hours just stepping on and off of conveyor belts moving at various speeds."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1175/

1176

Those Not Present - 2013-02-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/those_not_present.png
"Those Not Present"
"'Yeah, that squid's a total asshole.' [scoot scoot]"

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1176/

1177

Time Robot - 2013-02-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time_robot.png
"Time Robot"
"NO FATE BUT THE NARRATIVES WE IMPOSE ON LIFE'S RANDOM CHAOS TO DISTRACT OURSELVES FROM OUR EXISTENTIAL PLIGHT"

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1177/

1178

Pickup Artists - 2013-02-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pickup_artists.png
"Pickup Artists"
"It sounds like a great way to make friends! Is it near that Friend Zone you keep talking about? I wanna go!"

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 8 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1178/

1179

ISO 8601 - 2013-02-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/iso_8601.png
"ISO 8601"
"ISO 8601 was published on 06/05/88 and most recently amended on 12/01/04."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1179/

1180

Virus Venn Diagram - 2013-03-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/virus_venn_diagram.png
"Virus Venn Diagram"
"Within five minutes of the Singularity appearing, somebody will suggest defragging it."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1180/

1181

PGP - 2013-03-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pgp.png
"PGP"
"If you want to be extra safe, check that there's a big block of jumbled characters at the bottom."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 11 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1181/

1182

Rembrandt Photo - 2013-03-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/rembrandt_photo.png
"Rembrandt Photo"
"::click:: Come back! You didn't see the one of Whistler's mother!"

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1182/

1183

Rose Petals - 2013-03-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/rose_petals.png
"Rose Petals"
"Joke's on you--the Roomba and I had a LOVELY evening."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1183/

1184

Circumference Formula - 2013-03-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/circumference_formula.png
"Circumference Formula"
"Assume r' refers to the radius of Earth Prime, and r'' means radius in inches."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1184/

1185

Ineffective Sorts - 2013-03-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ineffective_sorts.png
"Ineffective Sorts"
"StackSort connects to StackOverflow, searches for 'sort a list', and downloads and runs code snippets until the list is sorted."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1185/

1186

Bumblebees - 2013-03-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/bumblebees.png
"Bumblebees"
"Did you know sociologists can't explain why people keep repeating that urban legend about bumblebees not being able to fly!?"

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1186/

1187

Aspect Ratio - 2013-03-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/aspect_ratio.png
"Aspect Ratio"
"I'm always disappointed when 'Anamorphic Widescreen' doesn't refer to a widescreen Animorphs movie."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1187/

1188

Bonding - 2013-03-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/bonding.png
"Bonding"
"I'm trying to build character but Eclipse is really confusing."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1188/

1189

Voyager 1 - 2013-03-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/voyager_1.png
"Voyager 1"
"So far Voyager 1 has 'left the Solar System' by passing through the termination shock three times, the heliopause twice, and once each through the heliosheath, heliosphere, heliodrome, auroral discontinuity, Heaviside layer, trans-Neptunian panic zone, magnetogap, US Census Bureau Solar System statistical boundary, Kuiper gauntlet, Oort void, and crystal sphere holding the fixed stars."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1189/

1190

Time - 2013-03-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time.png
"Time"
"Wait for it."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1190/

1191

The Past - 2013-03-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_past.png
"The Past"
"If history has taught us anything, we can use that information to destroy it."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1191/

1192

Humming - 2013-03-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/humming.png
"Humming"
"I'm so bad at carrying a tune, those 'find a song by humming its melody' websites throw an HTTP 406 error as soon as I start to hum."

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1192/

1193

Externalities - 2013-04-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/externalities.png
"Externalities"
""

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1193/

1194

Stratigraphic Record - 2013-04-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/stratigraphic_record.png
"Stratigraphic Record"
"All we have are these stupid tantalizing zircons and the scars on the face of the Moon."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1194/

1195

Flowchart - 2013-04-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/flowchart.png
"Flowchart"
"The way out is to use the marker you have to add a box that says 'get a marker' to the line between you and 'start', then add a 'no' line from the trap box to 'end'."

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1195/

1196

Subways - 2013-04-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/subways.png
"Subways"
"About one in three North American subway stops are in NYC."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1196/

1197

All Adobe Updates - 2013-04-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/all_adobe_updates.png
"All Adobe Updates"
"ALERT: Some pending mandatory software updates require version 21.1.2 of the Oracle/Sun Java(tm) JDK(tm) Update Manager Runtime Environment Meta-Updater, which is not available for your platform."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1197/

1198

Geologist - 2013-04-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/geologist.png
"Geologist"
"'It seems like it's still alive, Professor.' 'Yeah, a big one like this can keep running around for a few billion years after you remove the head.""

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1198/

1199

Silence - 2013-04-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/silence.png
"Silence"
"All music is just performances of 4'33" in studios where another band happened to be playing at the time."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1199/

1200

Authorization - 2013-04-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/authorization.png
"Authorization"
"Before you say anything, no, I know not to leave my computer sitting out logged in to all my accounts. I have it set up so after a few minutes of inactivity it automatically switches to my brother's."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1200/

1201

Integration by Parts - 2013-04-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/integration_by_parts.png
"Integration by Parts"
"If you can manage to choose u and v such that u = v = x, then the answer is just (1/2)x^2, which is easy to remember. Oh, and add a '+C' or you'll get yelled at."

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http://xkcd.com/1201/

1202

Girls and Boys - 2013-04-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/girls_and_boys.png
"Girls and Boys"
"To get more knowledge"

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http://xkcd.com/1202/

1203

Time Machines - 2013-04-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time_machines.png
"Time Machines"
"'All time machine systems nominal ... T-minus ten ... eleven ...'"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1203/

1204

Detail - 2013-04-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/detail.png
"Detail"
"2031: Google defends the swiveling roof-mounted scanning electron microscopes on its Street View cars, saying they 'don't reveal anything that couldn't be seen by any pedestrian scanning your house with an electron microscope.'"

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1204/

1205

Is It Worth the Time? - 2013-04-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/is_it_worth_the_time.png
"Is It Worth the Time?"
"Don't forget the time you spend finding the chart to look up what you save. And the time spent reading this reminder about the time spent. And the time trying to figure out if either of those actually make sense. Remember, every second counts toward your life total, including these right now."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1205/

1206

Einstein - 2013-05-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/einstein.png
"Einstein"
"Einstein was WRONG when he said that provisional patent #39561 represented a novel gravel-sorting technique and should be approved by the Patent Office."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1206/

1207

AirAware - 2013-05-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/airaware.png
"AirAware"
"It ships with a version of Google Now that alerts you when it's too late to leave for your appointments."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1207/

1208

Footnote Labyrinths - 2013-05-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/footnote_labyrinths.png
"Footnote Labyrinths"
"Every time you read this mouseover, toggle between interpreting nested footnotes as footnotes on footnotes and interpreting them as exponents (minus one, modulo 6, plus 1)."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1208/

1209

Encoding - 2013-05-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/encoding.png
"Encoding"
"I don't see how; the C0 block is right there at the beginning."

This comic beat 5 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1209/

1210

I'm So Random - 2013-05-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/im_so_random.png
"I'm So Random"
"In retrospect, it's weird that as a kid I thought completely random outbursts made me seem interesting, given that from an information theory point of view, lexical white noise is just about the opposite of interesting by definition."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1210/

1211

Birds and Dinosaurs - 2013-05-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/birds_and_dinosaurs.png
"Birds and Dinosaurs"
"Sure, T. rex is closer in height to Stegosaurus than a sparrow. But that doesn't tell you much; 'Dinosaur Comics' author Ryan North is closer in height to certain dinosaurs than to the average human."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1211/

1212

Interstellar Memes - 2013-05-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/interstellar_memes.png
"Interstellar Memes"
"The strongest incentive we have to develop faster-than-light travel is that it would let us apologize in advance."

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1212/

1213

Combination Vision Test - 2013-05-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/combination_vision_test.png
"Combination Vision Test"
"If you see two numbers but they're both the same and you have to squint to read them, you have synesthesia, colorblindness, diplopia, and myopia."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1213/

1214

Geoguessr - 2013-05-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/geoguessr.png
"Geoguessr"
"I'm not sure if you can get Epcot, but my friend just got LegoLand. He guessed California but it was the one in Denmark. Meanwhile, I'm rapidly becoming a connoisseur of unmarked dirt roads over flat, barren landscapes."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1214/

1215

Insight - 2013-05-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/insight.png
"Insight"
"The great thing is, the sentence is really just a reminder to the listener to worry about whatever aspects of the technology they're already feeling alarmist about, which in their mind gives you credit for addressing their biggest anxieties."

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1215/

1216

Sticks and Stones - 2013-05-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sticks_and_stones.png
"Sticks and Stones"
"Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can make me think I deserved it."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1216/

1217

Cells - 2013-05-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cells.png
"Cells"
"Now, if it selectively kills cancer cells in a petri dish, you can be sure it's at least a great breakthrough for everyone suffering from petri dish cancer."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1217/

1218

Doors of Durin - 2013-05-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/doors_of_durin.png
"Doors of Durin"
"If we get the doors open and plug up the dam on the Sirannon so the water rises a little, the pool will start draining into Moria. How do you think the Watcher would fare against a drenched Balrog?"

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1218/

1219

Reports - 2013-05-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/reports.png
"Reports"
"If that fails, just multiply every number by a thousand. 'The 2nd St speed limit should be set at 25,000 mph, which would likely have prevented 1,000 of the intersection's 3,000 serious accidents last month.'"

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1219/

1220

Hipsters - 2013-06-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/hipsters.png
"Hipsters"
"You may point out that this very retreat into ironic detachment while still clearly participating in the thing in question is the very definition of contemporary hipsterdom. But on the other hand, wait, you're in an empty room. Who are you talking to?"

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1220/

1221

Nomenclature - 2013-06-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/nomenclature.png
"Nomenclature"
"[shouted, from the field] 'Aunt Beast hit a pop fly to second! Dive for it, Mrs Whatsit!'"

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1221/

1222

Pastime - 2013-06-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pastime.png
"Pastime"
"Good thing we're too smart to spend all day being uselessly frustrated with ourselves. I mean, that'd be a hell of a waste, right?"

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1222/

1223

Dwarf Fortress - 2013-06-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/dwarf_fortress.png
"Dwarf Fortress"
"I may be the kind of person who wastes a year implementing a Turing-complete computer in Dwarf Fortress, but that makes you the kind of person who wastes ten more getting that computer to run Minecraft."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1223/

1224

Council of 300 - 2013-06-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/council_of_300.png
"Council of 300"
"'And hypnotize someone into thinking they've uploaded it and passed it around.' 'But then won't the uploader get suspicious that it pauses at 301+ for a while? Why don't we just forge the number entirel--' ::BLAM:: 'The Council of 299 is adjourned.'"

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1224/

1225

Ice Sheets - 2013-06-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ice_sheets.png
"Ice Sheets"
"Data adapted from 'The Laurentide and Innuitian ice sheets during the Last Glacial Maximum' by A.S. Dyke et. al., which was way better than the sequels 'The Laurentide and Innuitian ice sheets during the Last Glacial Maximum: The Meltdown' and 'The Laurentide and Innuitian ice sheets during the Last Glacial Maximum: Continental Drift'."

This comic beat 6 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1225/

1226

Balloon Internet - 2013-06-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/balloon_internet.png
"Balloon Internet"
"I run a business selling rural internet access. My infrastructure consists of a bunch of Verizon wifi hotspots that I sign up for and then cancel at the end of the 14-day return period."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1226/

1227

The Pace of Modern Life - 2013-06-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_pace_of_modern_life.png
"The Pace of Modern Life"
"'Unfortunately, the notion of marriage which prevails ... at the present time ... regards the institution as simply a convenient arrangement or formal contract ... This disregard of the sanctity of marriage and contempt for its restrictions is one of the most alarming tendencies of the present age.' --John Harvey Kellogg, Ladies' guide in health and disease (1883)"

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1227/

1228

Prometheus - 2013-06-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/prometheus.png
"Prometheus"
"'I'm here to return what Prometheus stole.' would be a good thing to say if you were a fighter pilot in a Michael Bay movie where for some reason the world's militaries had to team up to defeat every god from human mythology, and you'd just broken through the perimeter and gotten a missile lock on Mount Olympus."

This comic beat 7 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1228/

1229

Screensaver - 2013-06-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/screensaver.png
"Screensaver"
"I'm entering my 24th year of spending eight hours a day firing the Duck Hunt gun at the flying toasters. I'm sure I'll hit one soon."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1229/

1230

Polar/Cartesian - 2013-06-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/polar_cartesian.png
"Polar/Cartesian"
"Protip: Any two-axis graph can be re-labeled 'coordinates of the ants crawling across my screen as a function of time'."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1230/

1231

Habitable Zone - 2013-06-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/habitable_zone.png
"Habitable Zone"
"They have a telescope pointed RIGHT AT US!"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1231/

1232

Realistic Criteria - 2013-07-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/realistic_criteria.png
"Realistic Criteria"
"I'm leaning toward fifteen. There are a lot of them."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1232/

1233

Relativity - 2013-07-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/relativity.png
"Relativity"
"It's commonly believed that Lorentz contraction makes objects appear flatter along the direction of travel. However, this ignores light travel times. In fact, a fast-moving butt would appear rotated toward the observer but not substantially distorted. Shakira was right."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1233/

1234

Douglas Engelbart (1925-2013) - 2013-07-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/douglas_engelbart_1925_2013.png
"Douglas Engelbart (1925-2013)"
"Actual quote from The Demo: '... an advantage of being online is that it keeps track of who you are and what youâÂÂre doing all the time ...'"

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1234/

1235

Settled - 2013-07-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/settled.png
"Settled"
"Well, we've really only settled the question of ghosts that emit or reflect visible light. Or move objects around. Or make any kind of sound. But that covers all the ones that appear in Ghostbusters, so I think we're good."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1235/

1236

Seashell - 2013-07-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/seashell.png
"Seashell"
"This is roughly equivalent to 'number of times I've picked up a seashell at the ocean' / 'number of times I've picked up a seashell', which in my case is pretty close to 1, and gets much closer if we're considering only times I didn't put it to my ear."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1236/

1237

QR Code - 2013-07-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/qr_code.png
"QR Code"
"Remember, the installer is watching the camera for the checksum it generated, so you have to scan it using your own phone."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1237/

1238

Enlightenment - 2013-07-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/enlightenment.png
"Enlightenment"
"But the rules of writing are like magic spells. If you never acquire them, then not using them says nothing."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1238/

1239

Social Media - 2013-07-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/social_media.png
"Social Media"
"The social media reaction to this asteroid announcement has been sharply negative. Care to respond?"

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1239/

1240

Quantum Mechanics - 2013-07-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/quantum_mechanics.png
"Quantum Mechanics"
"You can also just ignore any science assertion where 'quantum mechanics' is the most complicated phrase in it."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1240/

1241

Annoying Ringtone Champion - 2013-07-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/annoying_ringtone_champion.png
"Annoying Ringtone Champion"
"It beat out 'Clock radio alarm', 'B-flat at 194 decibels', 'That noise from Dumb & Dumber', and 'Recording of a sobbing voice begging you to answer'."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1241/

1242

Scary Names - 2013-07-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/scary_names.png
"Scary Names"
"Far off to the right of the chart is the Helvetica Scenario."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1242/

1243

Snare - 2013-07-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/snare.png
"Snare"
"It's going in A collection of satellites skewered with pins and mounted in display boxes. Not necessarily MY collection."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1243/

1244

Six Words - 2013-07-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/six_words.png
"Six Words"
"Ahem. We are STRICTLY an Orbiter shop."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1244/

1245

10-Day Forecast - 2013-07-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/10_day_forecast.png
"10-Day Forecast"
"Oh, definitely not; they don't have Amazon Prime."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1245/

1246

Pale Blue Dot - 2013-08-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pale_blue_dot.png
"Pale Blue Dot"
"Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark. In our obscurity, in all this vastness, there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves. There is no road out of this oblivion; we must embrace it. We must join with the darkness. Ba'al the Annihilator offers us no happiness, no answers, naught but the cold embrace of the void. To imagine any other end is delusion. We must give in to the will of Ba'al, for he will one day consume us and our world alike. I therefore call on Congress to fully fund space exploration, and to join with Ba'al, the Eater of Souls. Thank you."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1246/

1247

The Mother of All Suspicious Files - 2013-08-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_mother_of_all_suspicious_files.png
"The Mother of All Suspicious Files"
"Better change the URL to 'https' before downloading."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1247/

1248

Sphere - 2013-08-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sphere.png
"Sphere"
"This message brought to you by the Society of Astronomers Trapped on the Surface of a Sphere."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1248/

1249

Meteor Showers - 2013-08-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/meteor_showers.png
"Meteor Showers"
"Remember, meteors always hit the tallest object around."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1249/

1250

Old Accounts - 2013-08-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/old_accounts.png
"Old Accounts"
"If you close an account while it's still friends with people, it contributes to database linkage accumulation slowdown, which is a major looming problem for web infrastructure and definitely not a thing I just made up."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1250/

1251

Anti-Glass - 2013-08-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/anti_glass.png
"Anti-Glass"
"'Why don't you just point it at their eye directly?' 'What is this, 2007?'"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1251/

1252

Increased Risk - 2013-08-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/increased_risk.png
"Increased Risk"
"You may point out that strictly speaking, you can use that statement to prove that all risks are tiny--to which I reply HOLY SHIT WATCH OUT FOR THAT DOG!"

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1252/

1253

Exoplanet Names - 2013-08-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/exoplanet_names.png
"Exoplanet Names"
"If you have any ideas, I hear you can send them to iaupublic@iap.fr."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1253/

1254

Preferred Chat System - 2013-08-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/preferred_chat_system.png
"Preferred Chat System"
"If you call my regular number, it just goes to my pager."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1254/

1255

Columbus - 2013-08-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/columbus.png
"Columbus"
"And thus was smallpox introduced into the previously Undying Lands."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 6 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1255/

1256

Questions - 2013-08-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/questions.png
"Questions"
"To whoever typed 'why is arwen dying': GOOD. FUCKING. QUESTION."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1256/

1257

Monster - 2013-08-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/monster.png
"Monster"
"It was finally destroyed with a nuclear weapon carrying the destructive energy of the Hiroshima bomb."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1257/

1258

First - 2013-08-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/first.png
"First"
"Fortunately, exactly zero other annoying internet behaviors have developed during this time."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1258/

1259

Bee Orchid - 2013-09-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/bee_orchid.png
"Bee Orchid"
"In sixty million years aliens will know humans only by a fuzzy clip of a woman in an Axe commercial."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1259/

1260

LD50 - 2013-09-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ld50.png
"LD50"
"The dose is much lower when administered orally. We're still trying to get the paper into the needles for subcutaneous injection."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1260/

1261

Shake That - 2013-09-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/shake_that.png
"Shake That"
"How do I work it? IT'S ALREADY WORKING!"

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1261/

1262

Unquote - 2013-09-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/unquote.png
"Unquote"
"I guess it's a saying from the Old Country."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1262/

1263

Reassuring - 2013-09-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/reassuring.png
"Reassuring"
"'At least humans are better at quietly amusing ourselves, oblivious to our pending obsolescence' thought the human, as a nearby Dell Inspiron contentedly displayed the same bouncing geometric shape screensaver it had been running for years."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1263/

1264

Slideshow - 2013-09-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/slideshow.gif
"Slideshow"
"Points to anyone who hacks the Flickr devs' computers to make their text editors do this when you click on anything."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1264/

1265

Juicer - 2013-09-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/juicer.png
"Juicer"
"But the rind is where all the vitamins are!"

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1265/

1266

Halting Problem - 2013-09-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/halting_problem.png
"Halting Problem"
"I found a counterexample to the claim that all things must someday die, but I don't know how to show it to anyone."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1266/

1267

Mess - 2013-09-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/mess.png
"Mess"
"'Sorry, I left out my glass of water from last night.' OH GOD I APPARENTLY LIVE IN A GARBAGE PIT."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1267/

1268

Alternate Universe - 2013-09-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/alternate_universe.png
"Alternate Universe"
"As best as I can tell, I was transported here from Earth Prime sometime in the late 1990s. Your universe is identical in every way, except for the lobster thing and the thing where some of you occasionally change your clocks for some reason."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1268/

1269

Privacy Opinions - 2013-09-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/privacy_opinions.png
"Privacy Opinions"
"I'm the Philosopher until someone hands me a burrito."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1269/

1270

Functional - 2013-09-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/functional.png
"Functional"
"Functional programming combines the flexibility and power of abstract mathematics with the intuitive clarity of abstract mathematics."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1270/

1271

Hilighting - 2013-09-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/hilighting.png
"Hilighting"
"And if clicking on any word pops up a site-search for articles about that word, I will close all windows in a panic and never come back."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1271/

1272

Shadowfacts - 2013-10-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/shadowfacts.png
"Shadowfacts"
"'Look to my coming on the fifth day. At dawn, look to the east.' 'And look to the west to see our shadows!'"

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1272/

1273

Tall Infographics - 2013-10-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tall_infographics.png
"Tall Infographics"
"'Big Data' doesn't just mean increasing the font size."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1273/

1274

Open Letter - 2013-10-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/open_letter.png
"Open Letter"
"Are you ok? Do you need help?"

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1274/

1275

int(pi) - 2013-10-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/int_pi.png
"int(pi)"
"If replacing all the '3's doesn't fix your code, remove the 4s, too, with 'ceiling(pi) / floor(pi) * pi * r^floor(pi)'. Mmm, floor pie."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1275/

1276

Angular Size - 2013-10-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/angular_size.png
"Angular Size"
"If the celestial sphere were mapped to the Earth's surface, astronomy would get a LOT easier; you'd just need a magnifying glass."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1276/

1277

Ayn Random - 2013-10-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ayn_random.png
"Ayn Random"
"In a cavern deep below the Earth, Ayn Rand, Paul Ryan, Rand Paul, Ann Druyan, Paul Rudd, Alan Alda, and Duran Duran meet togther in the Secret Council of /(b[plurandy]+b ?){2}/i."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1277/

1278

Giraffes - 2013-10-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/giraffes.png
"Giraffes"
"If you fund my Kickstarter ..."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1278/

1279

Reverse Identity Theft - 2013-10-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/reverse_identity_theft.png
"Reverse Identity Theft"
"I asked a few friends whether they'd had this happen, then looked up the popularity of their initials/names over time. Based on those numbers, it looks like there must be at least 750,000 people in the US alone who think 'Sure, that's probably my email address' on a regular basis."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1279/

1280

Mystery News - 2013-10-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/mystery_news.png
"Mystery News"
"If you find and stop the video, but you've--against all odds--gotten curious about the trade summit, just leave the tab opened. It will mysteriously start playing again 30 minutes later!"

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1280/

1281

Minifigs - 2013-10-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/minifigs.png
"Minifigs"
"The LEGO Group is already the world's largest tire manufacturer."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1281/

1282

Monty Hall - 2013-10-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/monty_hall.png
"Monty Hall"
"A few minutes later, the goat from behind door C drives away in the car."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1282/

1283

Headlines - 2013-10-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/headlines.png
"Headlines"
"1916: 'PHYSICIST DAD' TURNS HIS ATTENTION TO GRAVITY, AND YOU WON'T BELIEVE WHAT HE FINDS. [PICS] [NSFW]"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1283/

1284

Improved Keyboard - 2013-10-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/improved_keyboard.png
"Improved Keyboard"
"I'm always installing tons of weird experimental keyboards because it serves as a good reminder that nothing I was going to type was really worth the trouble."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1284/

1285

Third Way - 2013-11-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/third_way.png
"Third Way"
"'The monospaced-typewriter-font story is a COMPLETE FABRICATION! WAKE UP, SHEEPLE' 'It doesn't matter! Studies support single spaces!' 'Those results weren't statistically significant!' 'Fine, you win. I'm using double spaces right now!' 'Are not! We can all hear your stupid whitespace.'"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1285/

1286

Encryptic - 2013-11-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/encryptic.png
"Encryptic"
"It was bound to happen eventually. This data theft will enable almost limitless [xkcd.com/792]-style password reuse attacks in the coming weeks. There's only one group that comes out of this looking smart: Everyone who pirated Photoshop."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 5 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1286/

1287

Puzzle - 2013-11-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/puzzle.png
"Puzzle"
"Prediction for Carlsen v. Anand: ... 25. Qb8+ Nxb8 26. Rd8# f6 27. "... dude." Qf5 28. "The game is over, dude." Qxg5 29. Rxe8 0-1 30. "Dude, your move can't be '0-1'. Don't write that down." [Black flips board]"

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1287/

1288

Substitutions - 2013-11-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/substitutions.png
"Substitutions"
"INSIDE ELON MUSK'S NEW ATOMIC CAT"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1288/

1289

Simple Answers - 2013-11-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/simple_answers.png
"Simple Answers"
"'Will [ ] allow us to better understand each other and thus make war undesirable?' is one that pops up whenever we invent a new communication medium."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1289/

1290

Syllable Planning - 2013-11-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/syllable_planning.png
"Syllable Planning"
"You absolute-fucking-... shit."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1290/

1291

Shoot for the Moon - 2013-11-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/shoot_for_the_moon.png
"Shoot for the Moon"
"Shoot for the Moon. If you miss, you'll end up co-orbiting the Sun alongside Earth, living out your days alone in the void within sight of the lush, welcoming home you left behind."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1291/

1292

Pi vs. Tau - 2013-11-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pi_vs_tau.png
"Pi vs. Tau"
"Conveniently approximated as e+2, Pau is commonly known as the Devil's Ratio (because in the octal expansion, '666' appears four times in the first 200 digits while no other run of 3+ digits appears more than once.)"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1292/

1293

Job Interview - 2013-11-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/job_interview.png
"Job Interview"
"When you talk about the job experience you'll give me, why do you pronounce 'job' with a long 'o'?"

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1293/

1294

Telescope Names - 2013-11-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/telescope_names.png
"Telescope Names"
"The Thirty Meter Telescope will be renamed The Flesh-Searing Eye on the Volcano."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1294/

1295

New Study - 2013-11-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/new_study.png
"New Study"
"When the results are published, no one will be sure whether to report on them again."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1295/

1296

Git Commit - 2013-11-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/git_commit.png
"Git Commit"
"Merge branch 'asdfasjkfdlas/alkdjf' into sdkjfls-final"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1296/

1297

Oort Cloud - 2013-11-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/oort_cloud.png
"Oort Cloud"
"... I wanna try. Hang on, be right back."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1297/

1298

Exoplanet Neighborhood - 2013-12-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/exoplanet_neighborhood.png
"Exoplanet Neighborhood"
"It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood!"

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1298/

1299

I Don't Own a TV - 2013-12-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/i_dont_own_a_tv.png
"I Don't Own a TV"
"Theory: Smugness is proportional to the negative second derivative of TV ownership rate with respect to time."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1299/

1300

Galilean Moons - 2013-12-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/galilean_moons.png
"Galilean Moons"
"I'm SO glad I escaped. They almost had me caught in their weird ... thing."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1300/

1301

File Extensions - 2013-12-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/file_extensions.png
"File Extensions"
"I have never been lied to by data in a .txt file which has been hand-aligned."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1301/

1302

Year in Review - 2013-12-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/year_in_review.png
"Year in Review"
"All in all, I give this year a C-. There were no aurora visible from my house and that comet evaporated. They'd better not cancel the 2017 eclipse."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1302/

1303

Profile Info - 2013-12-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/profile_info.png
"Profile Info"
"It's ok, they'll always let you opt out! Like they did with the YouTube real name profile thing."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1303/

1304

Glass Trolling - 2013-12-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/glass_trolling.png
"Glass Trolling"
"Plus, when someone finally grabs your glasses and stomps on them, it costs way less than $1,500 to replace them."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1304/

1305

Undocumented Feature - 2013-12-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/undocumented_feature.png
"Undocumented Feature"
"And it doesn't pop up a box every time asking you to use your real name. In fact, there's no way to set your name at all. You just have to keep reminding people who you are."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1305/

1306

Sigil Cycle - 2013-12-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sigil_cycle.png
"Sigil Cycle"
"The cycle seems to be 'we need these symbols to clarify what types of things we're referring to!' followed by 'wait, it turns out words already do that.'"

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1306/

1307

Buzzfeed Christmas - 2013-12-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/buzzfeed_christmas.png
"Buzzfeed Christmas"
"The 6 Weirdest Objects The Buzzfeed Writers Are Throwing Out Their Windows At Us"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1307/

1308

Christmas Lights - 2013-12-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/christmas_lights.png
"Christmas Lights"
"Merry Christmas from xkcd!"

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1308/

1309

Infinite Scrolling - 2013-12-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/infinite_scrolling.png
"Infinite Scrolling"
"Maybe we should give up on the whole idea of a 'back' button. 'Show me that thing I was looking at a moment ago' might just be too complicated an idea for the modern web."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1309/

1310

Goldbach Conjectures - 2013-12-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/goldbach_conjectures.png
"Goldbach Conjectures"
"The weak twin primes conjecture states that there are infinitely many pairs of primes. The strong twin primes conjecture states that every prime p has a twin prime (p+2), although (p+2) may not look prime at first. The tautological prime conjecture states that the tautological prime conjecture is true."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1310/

1311

2014 - 2014-01-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/2014.png
"2014"
"Some future reader, who may see the term, without knowing the history of it, may imagine that it had reference to some antiquated bridge of the immortal Poet, thrown across the silver Avon, to facilitate his escape after some marauding excursion in a neighbouring park; and in some Gentleman's Magazine of the next century, it is not impossible, but that future antiquaries may occupy page after page in discussing so interesting a matter. We think it right, therefore, to put it on record in the Oriental Herald that the 'Shakesperian Rope Bridges' are of much less classic origin; that Mr Colin Shakespear, who, besides his dignity as Postmaster, now signs himself 'Superintendent General of Shakesperian Rope Bridges', is a person of much less genius than the Bard of Avon. --The Oriental Herald, 1825"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1311/

1312

Haskell - 2014-01-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/haskell.png
"Haskell"
"The problem with Haskell is that it's a language built on lazy evaluation and nobody's actually called for it."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1312/

1313

Regex Golf - 2014-01-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/regex_golf.png
"Regex Golf"
"/bu|[rn]t|[coy]e|[mtg]a|j|iso|n[hl]|[ae]d|lev|sh|[lnd]i|[po]o|ls/ matches the last names of elected US presidents but not their opponents."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1313/

1314

Photos - 2014-01-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/photos.png
"Photos"
"I hate when people take photos of their meal instead of eating it, because there's nothing I love more than the sound of other people chewing."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1314/

1315

Questions for God - 2014-01-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/questions_for_god.png
"Questions for God"
"What sins could possibly darken the heart of a STEAMBOAT? I asked The Shadow, but he says he only covers men."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1315/

1316

Inexplicable - 2014-01-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/inexplicable.png
"Inexplicable"
"'It has a ghost in it. Take it back.' 'No.'"

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1316/

1317

Theft - 2014-01-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/theft.png
"Theft"
"Is he ALSO wondering at what point our thoughts diverged, if they even have yet? 'dude, I think he just took your credit card' AM I THE ORIGINAL? HOW DO I TELL?"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1317/

1318

Actually - 2014-01-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/actually.png
"Actually"
"Protip: You can win every exchange just by being one level more precise than whoever talked last. Eventually, you'll defeat all conversational opponents and stand alone."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 3 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1318/

1319

Automation - 2014-01-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/automation.png
"Automation"
"'Automating' comes from the roots 'auto-' meaning 'self-', and 'mating', meaning 'screwing'."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1319/

1320

Walmart - 2014-01-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/walmart.png
"Walmart"
"What I really want is to hang out where I hung out with my friends in college, but have all my older relatives there too."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1320/

1321

Cold - 2014-01-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cold.png
"Cold"
"'You see the same pattern all over. Take Detroit--' 'Hold on. Why do you know all these statistics offhand?' 'Oh, um, no idea. I definitely spend my evenings hanging out with friends, and not curating a REALLY NEAT database of temperature statistics. Because, pshh, who would want to do that, right? Also, snowfall records.'"

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1321/

1322

Winter - 2014-01-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/winter.png
"Winter"
"Stay warm, little flappers, and find lots of plant eggs!"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1322/

1323

Protocol - 2014-01-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/protocol.png
"Protocol"
"Changing the names would be easier, but if you're not comfortable lying, try only making friends with people named Alice, Bob, Carol, etc."

This comic beat 4 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1323/

1324

Weather - 2014-01-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/weather.png
"Weather"
"At least if you're really into, like, Turkish archaeology, store clerks aren't like 'hey, how 'bout those Derinkuyu underground cities!' when they're trying to be polite."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1324/

1325

Rejection - 2014-02-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/rejection.png
"Rejection"
"Perhaps you need a crash course in taking hints. Here's your first lesson: We're not actually walking somewhere together; I'm trying to leave this conversation and you're following me."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1325/

1326

Sharks - 2014-02-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/sharks.png
"Sharks"
"'Now, minions, I'm off to inspect our shark cages.' 'Do you really need to inspect them this often?' 'PRISONERS MUST NEVER ESCAPE.'"

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1326/

1327

Mobile Marketing - 2014-02-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/mobile_marketing.png
"Mobile Marketing"
"We're firing you, but the online headline-writing division wants to hire you."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1327/

1328

Update - 2014-02-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/update.png
"Update"
"I have a bunch of things open right now."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1328/

1329

Standing - 2014-02-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/standing.png
"Standing"
"At first I was making fun of them, but joke's on me--the deer is surprisingly ergonomic, except for the kicks."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1329/

1330

Kola Borehole - 2014-02-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/kola_borehole.png
"Kola Borehole"
"Tonight's top story: Lucifer, the Prince of Darkness, died in his home this morning at the age of [unintelligible rune]. Due to the large number of sharks inhabiting his former kingdom, no body could be recovered."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1330/

1331

Frequency - 2014-02-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/frequency.png
"Frequency"
"This comic shows estimated average frequency. I wanted to include the pitch drop experiment, but it turns out the gif format has some issues with decade-long loops."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1331/

1332

Slippery Slope - 2014-02-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/slippery_slope.png
"Slippery Slope"
"Sure, taking a few seconds to be respectful toward someone about something they care about doesn't sound hard. But if you talk to hundreds of people every day and they all start expecting that same consideration, it could potentially add up to MINUTES wasted. And for WHAT?"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1332/

1333

First Date - 2014-02-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/first_date.png
"First Date"
"I sympathize with the TPP protagonist because I, too, have progressed through a surprising number of stages of life despite spending entire days stuck against simple obstacles."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1333/

1334

Second - 2014-02-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/second.png
"Second"
"Let me just scroll down and check behind that rock. Annnnd ... nope, page copyright year starts with '19'. Oh God, is this a WEBRING?"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1334/

1335

Now - 2014-02-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/now.png
"Now"
"This image stays roughly in sync with the day (assuming the Earth continues spinning). Shortcut: xkcd.com/now"

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1335/

1336

Transformers - 2014-02-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/transformers.png
"Transformers"
"A helicopter bursts from a chrysalis and alights on a rock, rotors still damp."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1336/

1337

Hack - 2014-03-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/hack.png
"Hack"
"HACK THE STARS"

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1337/

1338

Land Mammals - 2014-03-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/land_mammals.png
"Land Mammals"
"Bacteria still outweigh us thousands to one--and that's not even counting the several pounds of them in your body."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1338/

1339

When You Assume - 2014-03-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/when_you_assume.png
"When You Assume"
"You know what happens when you assert--you make an ass out of the emergency response team."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1339/

1340

Unique Date - 2014-03-10

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/unique_date.png
"Unique Date"
"If our current civilization lasts another 8,000 years, it's probably fair to assume the Long Now Foundation got things right, and at some point we started listening to them and switched to five-digit years."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1340/

1341

Types of Editors - 2014-03-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/types_of_editors.png
"Types of Editors"
"m-x machineofdeath-mode"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1341/

1342

Ancient Stars - 2014-03-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ancient_stars.png
"Ancient Stars"
"'The light from those millions of stars you see is probably many thousands of years old' is a rare example of laypeople substantially OVERestimating astronomical numbers."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1342/

1343

Manuals - 2014-03-17

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/manuals.png
"Manuals"
"The most ridiculous offender of all is the sudoers man page, which for 15 years has started with a 'quick guide' to EBNF, a system for defining the grammar of a language. 'Don't despair', it says, 'the definitions below are annotated.'"

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1343/

1344

Digits - 2014-03-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/digits.png
"Digits"
"It's taken me 20 years to get over skyline tetris."

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http://xkcd.com/1344/

1345

Answers - 2014-03-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/answers.png
"Answers"
"Stanford sleep researcher William Dement said that after 50 years of studying sleep, the only really solid explanation he knows for why we do it is 'because we get sleepy'."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1345/

1346

Career - 2014-03-24

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/career.png
"Career"
"They'd convince me to come out of retirement for one last job: biting into a giant lump of slightly soft wax a couple of times."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1346/

1347

t Distribution - 2014-03-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/t_distribution.png
"t Distribution"
"If data fails the Teacher's t test, you can just force it to take the test again until it passes."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1347/

1348

Before the Internet - 2014-03-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/before_the_internet.png
"Before the Internet"
"We watched DAYTIME TV. Do you realize how soul-crushing it was? I'd rather eat an iPad than go back to watching daytime TV."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1348/

1349

Shouldn't Be Hard - 2014-03-31

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/shouldnt_be_hard.png
"Shouldn't Be Hard"
"(six hours later) ARGH. How are these stupid microchips so durable?! All I want is to undo a massive industrial process with household tools!"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1349/

1350

Lorenz - 2014-04-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/shouldnt_be_hard.png
"Lorenz"
"Every choice, no matter how small, begins a new story."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1350/

1351

Metamaterials - 2014-04-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/metamaterials.png
"Metamaterials"
"If I developed a hue-shifting metamaterial, I would photobomb people's Instagram pics with a sheet of material that precisely undid the filter they were using."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1351/

1352

Cosmologist on a Tire Swing - 2014-04-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cosmologist_on_a_tire_swing.png
"Cosmologist on a Tire Swing"
"No matter how fast I swing, I can never travel outside this loop! Maybe space outside it doesn't exist! But I bet it does. This tire came from somewhere."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1352/

1353

Heartbleed - 2014-04-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/heartbleed.png
"Heartbleed"
"I looked at some of the data dumps from vulnerable sites, and it was ... bad. I saw emails, passwords, password hints. SSL keys and session cookies. Important servers brimming with visitor IPs. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion, c-beams glittering in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. I should probably patch OpenSSL."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1353/

1354

Heartbleed Explanation - 2014-04-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/heartbleed_explanation.png
"Heartbleed Explanation"
"Are you still there, server? It's me, Margaret."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1354/

1355

Airplane Message - 2014-04-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/airplane_message.png
"Airplane Message"
"PHARAOH IRY-HOR, FROM THE 3100s BC, IS THE FIRST HUMAN WHOSE NAME WE KNOW."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1355/

1356

Orbital Mechanics - 2014-04-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/orbital_mechanics.png
"Orbital Mechanics"
"To be fair, my job at NASA was working on robots and didn't actually involve any orbital mechanics. The small positive slope over that period is because it turns out that if you hang around at NASA, you get in a lot of conversations about space."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1356/

1357

Free Speech - 2014-04-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/free_speech.png
"Free Speech"
"I can't remember where I heard this, but someone once said that defending a position by citing free speech is sort of the ultimate concession; you're saying that the most compelling thing you can say for your position is that it's not literally illegal to express."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1357/

1358

NRO - 2014-04-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/nro.png
"NRO"
"'DISPATCHING DRONE TO TARGET COORDINATES.' 'Wait, crap, wrong button. Oh jeez.'"

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1358/

1359

Phone Alarm - 2014-04-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/phone_alarm.png
"Phone Alarm"
"Who's calling me?? WHY IS THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD CALLING ME!?"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1359/

1360

Old Files - 2014-04-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/old_files.png
"Old Files"
"Wow, ANIMORPHS-NOVEL.RTF? Just gonna, uh, go through and delete that from all my archives real quick."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1360/

1361

Google Announcement - 2014-04-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/google_announcement.png
"Google Announcement"
"The less popular 8.8.4.4 is slated for discontinuation."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1361/

1362

Morse Code - 2014-04-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/morse_code.png
"Morse Code"
"Oh, because Facebook has worked out SO WELL for everyone."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1362/

1363

xkcd Phone - 2014-05-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/xkcd_phone.png
"xkcd Phone"
"Presented in partnership with Qualcomm, Craigslist, Whirlpool, Hostess, LifeStyles, and the US Chamber of Commerce. Manufactured on equipment which also processes peanuts. Price includes 2-year Knicks contract. Phone may extinguish nearby birthday candles. If phone ships with Siri, return immediately; do not speak to her and ignore any instructions she gives. Do not remove lead casing. Phone may attract/trap insects; this is normal. Volume adjustable (requires root). If you experience sudden tingling, nausea, or vomiting, perform a factory reset immediately. Do not submerge in water; phone will drown. Exterior may be frictionless. Prolonged use can cause mood swings, short-term memory loss, and seizures. Avert eyes while replacing battery. Under certain circumstances, wireless transmitter may control God."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1363/

1364

Like I'm Five - 2014-05-05

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/like_im_five.png
"Like I'm Five"
"'Am I taking care of you? I have a thesis to write!' 'My parents are at their house; you visited last--' 'No, no, explain like you're five.'"

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1364/

1365

Inflation - 2014-05-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/inflation.png
"Inflation"
"Wait till they notice the faint reflection of Michael Jordan and Bugs Bunny in the E-mode."

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http://xkcd.com/1365/

1366

Train - 2014-05-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/train.png
"Train"
"Trains rotate the Earth around various axes while elevators shift its position in space."

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1366/

1367

Installing - 2014-05-12

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/installing.png
"Installing"
"But still, my scheme for creating and saving user config files and data locally to preserve them across reinstalls might be useful for--wait, that's cookies."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1367/

1368

One Of The - 2014-05-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/one_of_the.png
"One Of The"
"'The world's greatest [whatever]' is subjective, but 'One of the world's greatest [whatever]s' is clearly objective. Anyway, that's why I got you this 'one of the world's greatest moms' mug!"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1368/

1369

TMI - 2014-05-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/tmi.png
"TMI"
"'TMI' he whispered, gazing into the sea."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1369/

1370

President - 2014-05-19

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/president.png
"President"
"Anyone who thinks we're all going to spend the 2032 elections poring over rambling blog posts by teenagers has never tried to read a rambling blog post by a teenager."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1370/

1371

Brightness - 2014-05-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/brightness.png
"Brightness"
"Recently, some exoplanet astronomers have managed to use careful analysis of reflected light to discover Earth during the day."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 2 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1371/

1372

Smartwatches - 2014-05-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/smartwatches.png
"Smartwatches"
"This is even better than my previous smartphone casemod: an old Western Electric Model 2500 desk phone handset complete with a frayed, torn-off cord dangling from it."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1372/

1373

Screenshot - 2014-05-26

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/screenshot.png
"Screenshot"
"I'M PLUGGING IN MY PHONE BUT THE BATTERY ON THE SCREEN ISN'T CHARGING"

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1373/

1374

Urn - 2014-05-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/urn.png
"Urn"
"Can this PLEASE be drawing with replacement?"

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1374/

1375

Astronaut Vandalism - 2014-05-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/astronaut_vandalism.png
"Astronaut Vandalism"
"That night, retired USAF pilots covertly replaced the '62' with '50'."

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http://xkcd.com/1375/

1376

Jump - 2014-06-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/jump.png
"Jump"
"I hope I'm at least following the curve of the Earth around to land ..."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1376/

1377

Fish - 2014-06-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/fish.png
"Fish"
"[Astronomer peers into telescope] [Jaws theme begins playing]"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 4 other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1377/

1378

Turbine - 2014-06-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/turbine.png
"Turbine"
"Ok, plan B: Fly a kite into the blades, with a rock in a sling dangling below it, and create the world's largest trebuchet."

This comic beat 3 other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1378/

1379

4.5 Degrees - 2014-06-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/4_5_degrees.png
"4.5 Degrees"
"The good news is that according to the latest IPCC report, if we enact aggressive emissions limits now, we could hold the warming to 2ðC. That's only HALF an ice age unit, which is probably no big deal."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1379/

1380

Manual for Civilization - 2014-06-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/manual_for_civilization.png
"Manual for Civilization"
"We will have an entire wing of the library devoted to copies of book #26, because ohmygod it's the one where Jake and Cassie finally KISS!!!"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1380/

1381

Margin - 2014-06-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/margin.png
"Margin"
"PROTIP: You can get around the Shannon-Hartley limit by setting your font size to 0."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1381/

1382

Rocket Packs - 2014-06-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/rocket_packs.png
"Rocket Packs"
"Every year: 'It's <year>--I want my jetpack [and also my free medical care covering all my jetpack-related injuries]!'"

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1382/

1383

Magic Words - 2014-06-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/magic_words.png
"Magic Words"
"'And then whisper 'anapest' in my ear as you hold me?'"

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1383/

1384

Krypton - 2014-06-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/krypton.png
"Krypton"
"Their Sun and gravity will make you, uh, something, I guess. Out of earshot from Earth, mostly."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1384/

1385

Throwing Rocks - 2014-06-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/throwing_rocks.png
"Throwing Rocks"
"::PLOOOOSH:: Looks like you won't be making it to Vinland today, Leaf Erikson."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1385/

1386

People are Stupid - 2014-06-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/people_are_stupid.png
"People are Stupid"
"To everyone who responds to everything by saying they've 'lost their faith in humanity': Thanks--I'll let humanity know. I'm sure they'll be crushed."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1386/

1387

Clumsy Foreshadowing - 2014-06-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/clumsy_foreshadowing.png
"Clumsy Foreshadowing"
"'... hosts were unexpectedly fired from ABC's 'The View' today. ABC will likely announce new ...'"

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1387/

1388

Subduction License - 2014-06-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/subduction_license.png
"Subduction License"
"'Dude, why can't you just be a normal roommate?' 'Because I'm coming TOWARD you!'"

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1388/

1389

Surface Area - 2014-07-02

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/surface_area.png
"Surface Area"
"This isn't an informational illustration; this is a thing I think we should do. First, we'll need a gigantic spool of thread. Next, we'll need some kind of ... hmm, time to head to Seattle."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1389/

1390

Research Ethics - 2014-07-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/research_ethics.png
"Research Ethics"
"I mean, it's not like we could just demand to see the code that's governing our lives. What right do we have to poke around in Facebook's private affairs like that?"

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1390/

1391

Darkness - 2014-07-07

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/darkness.png
"Darkness"
"This was actually wish #406. Wish #2 was for him to lose the ability to remember that each new wish wasn't my first."

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http://xkcd.com/1391/

1392

Dominant Players - 2014-07-09

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/dominant_players.png
"Dominant Players"
"When Vera Menchik entered a 1929 tournament, a male competitor mocked her by suggesting that a special 'Vera Menchik Club' would be created for any player who lost to her. When the tournament began, he promptly became the first member of said club, and over the years it accumulated a large and illustrious roster."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1392/

1393

Timeghost - 2014-07-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/timeghost.png
"Timeghost"
"'Hello, Ghostbusters?' 'ooOOoooo people born years after that movie came out are having a second chiiiild right now ooOoooOoo'"

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1393/

1394

Superm*n - 2014-07-14

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/superm_n.png
"Superm*n"
"See also: Spider-Man reboot in which he can produce several inches of web, doesn't need as much chalk powder on his hands when he goes rock climbing, and occasionally feels vaguely uneasy about situations."

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http://xkcd.com/1394/

1395

Power Cord - 2014-07-16

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/power_cord.png
"Power Cord"
"In this situation, gzip /dev/inside to deflate, then pipe the compressed air to /dev/input to clean your keyboard. Avert your eyes when you do."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1395/

1396

Actors - 2014-07-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/actors.png
"Actors"
"Once again topping the list of tonight's hottest rising stars in Hollywood is þ Persei!"

This comic beat 2 other comics and was beaten by 1 other comic and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1396/

1397

Luke - 2014-07-21

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/luke.png
"Luke"
"Don't turn it on."

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http://xkcd.com/1397/

1398

Snake Facts - 2014-07-23

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/snake_facts.png
"Snake Facts"
"Biologically speaking, what we call a 'snake' is actually a human digestive tract which has escaped from its host."

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http://xkcd.com/1398/

1399

Chaos - 2014-07-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/chaos.png
"Chaos"
"Although the oral exam for the doctorate was just 'can you do that weird laugh?'"

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http://xkcd.com/1399/

1400

D.B. Cooper - 2014-07-28

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/d_b_cooper.png
"D.B. Cooper"
"'Why on Earth would someone commit air piracy just to finance a terrible movie decades later?' 'People are very strange these days.'"

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http://xkcd.com/1400/

1401

New - 2014-07-30

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/new.png
"New"
"The nice thing about headcannnons is that it's really easy to get other people to believe in them."

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http://xkcd.com/1401/

1402

Harpoons - 2014-08-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/harpoons.png
"Harpoons"
"To motivate it to fire its harpoons hard enough, Rosetta's Philae lander has been programmed to believe it is trying to kill the comet."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1402/

1403

Thesis Defense - 2014-08-04

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/thesis_defense.png
"Thesis Defense"
"MY RESULTS ARE A SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENT ON THE STATE OF THE AAAAAAAAAAAART"

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http://xkcd.com/1403/

1404

Quantum Vacuum Virtual Plasma - 2014-08-06

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/quantum_vacuum_virtual_plasma.png
"Quantum Vacuum Virtual Plasma"
"I don't understand the things you do, and you therefore may represent an interaction with the quantum vacuum virtual plasma."

This comic beat 1 other comic and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1404/

1405

Meteor - 2014-08-08

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/meteor.png
"Meteor"
"No, only LAVA is called 'magma' while underground. Any other object underground is called 'lava'."

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http://xkcd.com/1405/

1406

Universal Converter Box - 2014-08-11

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/universal_converter_box.png
"Universal Converter Box"
"Comes with a 50-lb sack of gender changers, and also an add-on device with a voltage selector and a zillion circular center pin DC adapter tips so you can power any of those devices from the 90s."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1406/

1407

Worst Hurricane - 2014-08-13

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/worst_hurricane.png
"Worst Hurricane"
"'Finding a 105-year-old who's lived in each location and asking them which hurricane they think was the worst' is left as an exercise for the reader."

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http://xkcd.com/1407/

1408

March of the Penguins - 2014-08-15

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/march_of_the_penguins.png
"March of the Penguins"
"You ARE getting older, though."

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http://xkcd.com/1408/

1409

Query - 2014-08-18

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/query.png
"Query"
"SELECT * FROM GHOSTS"

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http://xkcd.com/1409/

1410

California - 2014-08-20

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/california.png
"California"
"58% of the state has gone into plaid."

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http://xkcd.com/1410/

1411

Loop - 2014-08-22

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/loop.png
"Loop"
"Ugh, today's kids are forgetting the old-fashioned art of absentmindedly reading the same half-page of a book over and over and then letting your attention wander and picking up another book."

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http://xkcd.com/1411/

1412

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - 2014-08-25

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/teenage_mutant_ninja_turtles.png
"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"
"My upcoming alubm, 'Linked List', has covers of 'The Purple People Eater', the Ninja Turtles theme, 'Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini', and the Power Rangers theme, with every song played to the tune of the next."

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http://xkcd.com/1412/

1413

Suddenly Popular - 2014-08-27

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/suddenly_popular.png
"Suddenly Popular"
"Are Your Teens Practicing Amplexus? Learn These Six Telltale Signs!"

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http://xkcd.com/1413/

1414

Writing Skills - 2014-08-29

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/writing_skills.png
"Writing Skills"
"I'd like to find a corpus of writing from children in a non-self-selected sample (e.g. handwritten letters to the president from everyone in the same teacher's 7th grade class every year)--and score the kids today versus the kids 20 years ago on various objective measures of writing quality. I've heard the idea that exposure to all this amateur peer practice is hurting us, but I'd bet on the generation that conducts the bulk of their social lives via the written word over the generation that occasionally wrote book reports and letters to grandma once a year, any day."

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http://xkcd.com/1414/

1415

Ballooning - 2014-09-01

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/ballooning.png
"Ballooning"
"Time to dance in front of Mary Jane! If I'm lucky, she'll turn out not to practice pre-copulatory sexual cannibalism!"

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http://xkcd.com/1415/

1416

Pixels - 2014-09-03

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pixels.png
"Pixels"
"It's turtles all the way down."

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http://xkcd.com/1416/

1417

Seven - 2014-09-05

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"Seven"
"The days of the week are Monday, Arctic, Wellesley, Green, Electra, Synergize, and the Seventh Seal."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1417/

1418

Horse - 2014-09-08

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"Horse"
"Officer suspended from horse."

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http://xkcd.com/1418/

1419

On the Phone - 2014-09-10

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"On the Phone"
"'No idea what I was thinking! Haha! But anyway, maybe we should check out what this Ba'al guy has to say.'"

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http://xkcd.com/1419/

1420

Watches - 2014-09-12

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"Watches"
"Old people used to write obnoxious thinkpieces about how people these days always wear watches and are slaves to the clock, but now they've switched to writing thinkpieces about how kids these days don't appreciate the benefits of an old-fashioned watch. My position is: The word 'thinkpiece' sounds like a word made up by someone who didn't know about the word 'brain'."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1420/

1421

Future Self - 2014-09-15

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"Future Self"
"Maybe I haven't been to Iceland because I'm busy dealing with YOUR crummy code."

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http://xkcd.com/1421/

1422

My Phone is Dying - 2014-09-17

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"My Phone is Dying"
"When it explodes, it will cast off its outer layers, leaving behind nothing but a slowly fading PalmPilot, calculator, or two-way pager."

This comic beat no other comics and was beaten by no other comics and has no score yet.
http://xkcd.com/1422/

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