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What are your favourite computer related comics? And I don't mean "Webcomic A" or "Webcomic B", but which specific comic episode of Webcomic A? I'm trying to wrap up a blog post that would involve these! Send them in please! :D

Also, mention where you got it from! Max. of 2 entries per user.

Update: Please send in (and/or vote for existing) before June 22nd!

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    I know you've ruled out A and B, but what about Webcomic Θ? It's obviously the best. ;P – DMA57361 Jun 13 '11 at 12:44
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    @DMA57361 Well! Just for the fun of it, you're free that mention that one! :D – BloodPhilia Jun 13 '11 at 12:46

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Classic xkcd: http://xkcd.com/149/

Sandwich

  • It's so great I just had to get this one as a signed print :-) – Daniel Beck Jun 13 '11 at 15:18
  • Who would downvote this EPIC comic? – slhck Jun 13 '11 at 19:05
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    @slhck Cough Women Cough – BloodPhilia Jun 13 '11 at 19:14
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    Or Windows users – slhck Jun 13 '11 at 19:17
  • +1 .... I LOVE this one! – William Hilsum Jun 14 '11 at 8:09
  • +1, I use this on a daily basis. My roomate knows nothing about computers and he asked what 'sudo' was. I told him that it was one program in linux/unix which would turn the computer into a special 'command mode' which could control other linux/unix computers. I said this was mostly based on good faith and no one really used it ... it was just for emergencies. – n0pe Jul 7 '11 at 13:29
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I've always had a soft spot for this one:

Exploits of a Mom

Exploits of a Mom

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C&H

http://www.explosm.net/db/files/Comics/Rob/nailhead.png

  • Really like the WTF-ness of this one. :) – Isxek Jun 16 '11 at 17:09
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  • This makes me glad that for all the problems at my office, we actually have a good, well planned, well thought-out, and even well rehearsed disaster recovery plan. And if a truck hit me on my way to the disaster recovery site, everybody else would probably do what that poor sap is doing in Dilbert's slide. – music2myear Aug 2 '11 at 15:46
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From http://www.geekherocomic.com/2008/03/04/03042008/

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  • I love this one. It's stack overflow or server fault. Lol – Troggy Jul 15 '11 at 10:05
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another XKCD.

Su Doku

Su Doku

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A good one from oatmeal

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  • I use GNU/Linux and i don't know C++ (or any programming language) and never compiled the kernel. am i doing something wrong ? – Lincity Jun 13 '11 at 14:41
  • @Alaukik NO it's just a comic be what you are :) – HackToHell Jun 13 '11 at 14:47
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    They're out of order... you need the Windows one first, then the Mac one, then the Linux one. – Nathan Osman Jun 15 '11 at 3:31
  • @George I realised :) – HackToHell Jun 15 '11 at 11:49
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Wellington Grey's Miscellanea had some real gems. Sadly, his site does not appear to exist on the internet any longer, but I was able to find one of my favorites.

WIFI KILLS BABIES

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Linux User at Best Buy

Linux User at Best Buy

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I had this one hung up on my cubical wall when I was doing phone tech support a few years ago

Tech Support Cheat Sheet

Tech Support Cheat Sheet

EDIT: Now that I was promoted to the dev team I have this one on my wall

Compiling

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How about The Oatmeal?

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Gotta love Basic Instructions:

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Reminds me of the time I gave one of our sales people dual monitors for the first time. I finished up and was about to leave when she asked, "how do I use the other screen, do I need another keyboard and mouse?"

  • There’s no personal information at basicinstructions.net; is that the C++ expert Scott Meyer? – Synetech Aug 8 '11 at 5:50
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Life is too inconvenient (Oct 27, 1995).

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and, in a subtle way (Mar 25, 1992),
on, a command of throughly useless information ;-)

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Gosh! I could keep quoting the entire works of Bill Watterson!!
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    So… much… text… – Synetech Aug 8 '11 at 5:51
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Before there was XKCD there was http://userfriendly.org/. And there still is, and now I feel very, very old. ;)

  • If you're old, I'm old. Well woudja look at that? We're the same age. Crap, now I feel old. And even grues get full. – music2myear Aug 2 '11 at 16:21

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