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New Firefly thread on XKCD....continued?

POSTED BY: STEAMER
UPDATED: Thursday, May 14, 2009 02:54
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Sunday, May 3, 2009 7:47 PM

STEAMER


Props, hails, kudos, back-pats, and other forms of appreciation to Randall Munroe.

He has, once again, appealed to the Browncoat in all of us ('coz let's face it, folks, there's a little bit of Browncoat in EVERYTHING that lives and breathes) with the newest dose of virtual hilarity that is XKCD. I can't link directly to the strip 'coz it's a PNG and won't show up here, but here's a page link: http://xkcd.com/577/

You will notice the 'To be continued....' in the last panel. I wonder if this is something we (XKCD addicts and non-addicts alike) ought to be keeping an eye on just for shits and giggles - the latter especial.



Kaylee sees her
Captain's frown
Still won't put
That capture down
FIREFLY

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Sunday, May 3, 2009 11:29 PM

EMMARIGBY


Is it odd that for EVERYTHING I love to the point of obsession I can find many a browncoat who loves it too?! I've been an xkcd fan for years and squeal with joy when he inserts Firefly references (there ahve been several!).

Seriously, sometimes is seems slightly incestuous how much my interests intermingle!

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Tuesday, May 5, 2009 4:43 AM

STEAMER


http://www.xkcd.com

Continued, indeed. I feel a 'Captain Hammerpants' type of storyline coming up. (Also, Mr. Munroe has quite artfully rendered that inimitable mop atop Nathan Fillion's head....)



Killed some bandits
Partied, tarried
Next thing he knows
Mal is married
FIREFLY

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Wednesday, May 6, 2009 10:23 AM

EMMARIGBY


Oh wow, it's going on and on! This rocks!

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Wednesday, May 6, 2009 11:36 AM

CELLARDOOR


I may have to read other installments. It seems like a level of geek I can appreciate. This Firefly miniseries tribute has been great, including the hair. :)

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Wednesday, May 6, 2009 11:46 AM

EMMARIGBY


Oh, definitely worth checking out more. Xkcd goes from being wonderfully surreal to being befuddlingly high brow. I only understand about 4 out of 5 but I do love his sense of humour and have occasionally learned something about physics/ engineering/ computing/ maths etc.

Plus there's often great geek references!

This was his last passing reference to Firefly, before he outed himself as a complete Browncoat!

http://xkcd.com/526/

P.S. You can't be a true xkcd fan unless you are a mouse over text reader!

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Thursday, May 7, 2009 1:25 AM

ANOTHERSKY


I got suspicious when the plans for the next summer blockbuster went along the lines of "And Summer Glau/River kills everybody!" That one was quite a hefty lead weight on some pretty shiny bait.

Xkcd's section using T.Rex and robots is pretty cool too.

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Thursday, May 7, 2009 1:28 AM

ANOTHERSKY


I went back from the link:

"I'm part of the floor now!"

Hahahahahah!

Thanks for the heads up! and yes mousetext (little mouse text) is necessary.

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Thursday, May 7, 2009 1:31 AM

ANOTHERSKY


I got goosebumps too (re part 2). Ha ha!

Okay...shutting up now.

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Thursday, May 7, 2009 3:40 AM

STEAMER


http://xkcd.com/580

Randall Munroe is my new best friend.



Inara and Mal
Argue what's canon
'I'm not a whore;
The term is Companion!'
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Thursday, May 7, 2009 5:34 AM

SAB39


By the way I believe it is possible to make pngs show up on FFF.net with a little trick. We'll see - if this works:



Edit: yup, it works. The trick is to add "?.jpg" after the ".png".


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Thursday, May 7, 2009 12:00 PM

DAVESHAYNE


Quote:

Originally posted by sab39:
By the way I believe it is possible to make pngs show up on FFF.net with a little trick. We'll see - if this works:



You may very well be my nextest bestest buddy.

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Thursday, May 7, 2009 6:30 PM

BEATLESFAN


Been an XKCD fan for ages. This week has been amazing. And every now and again he does something that makes me go, "Awwww... :(" Like the end of Pt. 5 T_T

But now that I know what Firefly is I wanna go back and read all of them and try to find the references >>

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Friday, May 8, 2009 6:55 AM

STEAMER




*CLAP* *CLAP* *CLAP*

Bravo. Brav- to the -o. BRAV-FREAKING-O. I don't know if I laughed harder at 'BWAH' or 'CANCELED BY FOX.' That was incredible.

But I still think all this River-kicks-ass fuss (from here and other sources) is really starting to get old.



Small, concealable
Weapons done
With a 'bwah!'
Mal aims his gun
FIREFLY

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Friday, May 8, 2009 7:09 AM

ANOTHERSKY


Bwah (n.,v.):a manly and impulsive noise made when mock-aiming weapons, or being sideswiped by thugs, or taken by equally manly and impulsive surprise. Sometimes heard from petty thieves, but paradoxically not while thieving.

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I has new signature!: "Bring it, Captain Tightpants."

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Friday, May 8, 2009 8:08 AM

BEATLESFAN


Ran across this while searching: anyone else seen this?

http://serenitytales.typepad.com/serenity_tales/2006/12/pretty_much_ev
e.html

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Friday, May 8, 2009 4:27 PM

SCHISM


I pointed out a comic of his a few months ago where he referenced Firefly, but no one commented.

:(

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Friday, May 8, 2009 7:39 PM

ANOTHERSKY


Warriorlike:



--
"Bring it, Captain Tightpants."

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Monday, May 11, 2009 8:35 AM

STEAMER


So did ya miss it?

Have no fear. It's being revisited on the IMDb Hit List.

Whoever that Browncoat webmaster is, we should get him and Munroe to lead the revolution against FOX when we've had our fill of their fei-hua.



Zoe fought till
War was through
Fights with hubby
Sometimes, too
FIREFLY

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Monday, May 11, 2009 8:50 AM

CELLARDOOR


I love that Browncoat webmaster! Seems like a fairly influential yet behind the scenes position. Firefly (and related actors) keeps appearing over there in various ways, whether in poll choices, hit list articles, and quotations. I wonder if they're a new addition to the staff or if I just never paid attention before, since I didn't know about Firefly through years of visiting IMDb?

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Thursday, May 14, 2009 2:54 AM

SARAHANNAH1012


I laughed so hard at XKCD so hard I nearly died...

Mine is an EVIL laugh!

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