The comic is chock full of stuff like this, but to delve a bit deeper, read this. Basically a detailed mathmatical analysis of a date in which you attempt to see the sun set twice. I did NOT study hard enough to deal with that…
Honestly, I have the same question. Is there a style guide entry for this? :)
(To those of you finding this through Google: click the picture, the link will take you to Randall’s site. Read his archives!)
You can now get an audio preview of your comment before you post it to Youtube. There was a recent xkcd comic on something similar to this, although Randall wanted a mandatory dramatic reading. Unfortunately, this will not stem the tide of idiotic Youtube comments. This might still be more useful for that. ;)
Just filling the time here until football and hockey seasons both get into full swing, I could totally see myself doing this if I were more adventurous:
BTW, read the archives over at xkcd.com. NOW.
I had this realization when I first moved out as well. Though it was for nachos, not bacon.
I’ve had the webcomic Basic Instructions on my blogroll for a while, but I have to point out this comic, which is just perfectly awesome.