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Reading the Comics, September 17, 2018: Hard To Credit Edition
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https://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/2018/09/23/reading-the-comics-september-17-2018-hard-to-credit-edition/#commentsSun, 23 Sep 2018 18:00:31 +0000http://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/?p=5763Continue reading "Reading the Comics, September 17, 2018: Hard To Credit Edition"]]>https://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/2018/09/23/reading-the-comics-september-17-2018-hard-to-credit-edition/feed/1nebusresearchDad: 'The battery in my calculator is dead!' Dennis: 'Here! Use my chalkboard!' Dad: 'Uhhh ... thanks, but ... ' Denis: 'There's no batteries, so you can always COUNT on it! Well! Go ahead, Dad!' Dad: 'Okay! Okay! .. Let's see here ... just a give me a minute ... and carry the one ... ' (Dennis looks at the reader.)Man at chalkboard writing out the 'Mathematical Proof That I Don't Exist'. As he finishes it, he disappears.Wavehead responding to the blackboard question 36 / 6: 'It's not that I can't divide that, but I've always fancied myself more of a uniter.'Poncho, the dog, looking over his owner's laptop: 'They say if you let an infinite number of cats walk on an infinite number of keyboards, they'll eventually type all the great works of Shakespeare.' The cat walks across the laptop, connecting to their owner's bank site and entering the correct password. Poncho: 'I'll take it.'My Answer For Who’s The Most Improved Pinball Player
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https://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/2018/09/19/reading-the-comics-september-14-2018-i-already-forgot-what-i-said-about-randolph-itch-edition/
https://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/2018/09/19/reading-the-comics-september-14-2018-i-already-forgot-what-i-said-about-randolph-itch-edition/#respondWed, 19 Sep 2018 18:00:31 +0000http://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/?p=5753Continue reading "Reading the Comics, September 14, 2018: I Already Forgot What I Said About Randolph Itch Edition"]]>https://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/2018/09/19/reading-the-comics-september-14-2018-i-already-forgot-what-i-said-about-randolph-itch-edition/feed/0nebusresearchRandolph, looking at a grandfather clock, imagines a used-chariot salesman saying to a Roman centurion, '... Or check out our new IV by IV'. Followup: 'Did I mention the sunroof?'Vulture: 'How come you failed the math test?' Kid: 'Dad helped me study for it. I knew I was in trouble when he said the answer to 125 x 140 was 'a lot'.'Quincy, looking at a display of calculators: 'I got two months to save enough dough for that adding machine.' Sneeze: 'Why do you need an answering machine?' Quincy: 'You didn't see my last arithmetic mark.'Mom: 'What's your homework?' Nicholas: 'I have to cut out all these fractions and paste them in decreasing order.' (Mom sniffs, and sneezes, scattering the clipped-out pages.) Mom: 'I hate ragweed season.' Nicholas: 'I love it! This is much better than 'the dog ate my homework'!'Reading the Comics, September 11, 2018: 60% Reruns Edition
https://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/2018/09/16/reading-the-comics-september-11-2018-60-reruns-edition/
https://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/2018/09/16/reading-the-comics-september-11-2018-60-reruns-edition/#commentsSun, 16 Sep 2018 18:00:36 +0000http://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/?p=5747Continue reading "Reading the Comics, September 11, 2018: 60% Reruns Edition"]]>https://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/2018/09/16/reading-the-comics-september-11-2018-60-reruns-edition/feed/10nebusresearchFunky: 'Okay, Bull, I'm going to help you with your math! Now this is a hexagon.' Bull: 'Pretty!' Funky, to camera: 'This is going to take a little longer than I thought!'Mobius Trip. A car, loaded for vacation, with someone in it asking 'Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there yet?' The road is along a Mobius strip, with roadside bits like deer or road signs or opossums crossing the road on the margins.Jeff: 'If Mario the policeman at our corner has been in the force for nine years ... he has been married for 17 years and has two kids, seven and twelve years old ... HOW OLD is Mario?' Mutt: 'I give up! How old is he?' Jeff: 'He's 40 years old!' Mutt: 'How did you calculate that?' Jeff: 'Oh, I didn't! I just asked him and he told me!' (Jeff, fleeing.) Jeff: 'I might as well stop running! Sooner or later he'll catch me anyway!'Jughead, explaining his report card: 'If ya add the two B's together, subtract th' C an' cancel out th' F, then I got mostly A's!' Ma, skeptical: 'Did they replace that new math wif even newer math?'Wavehead, facing a set of blackboard subtraction problems: 'This is why no one likes math; it's a branding issue. Everything's a problem.'Reading the Comics, September 7, 2018: The Playful Mathematics Blog Carnival Is Coming Edition
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https://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/2018/09/13/reading-the-comics-september-7-2018-the-playful-mathematics-blog-carnival-is-coming-edition/#commentsThu, 13 Sep 2018 18:00:41 +0000http://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/?p=5740Continue reading "Reading the Comics, September 7, 2018: The Playful Mathematics Blog Carnival Is Coming Edition"]]>https://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/2018/09/13/reading-the-comics-september-7-2018-the-playful-mathematics-blog-carnival-is-coming-edition/feed/2nebusresearchDean: 'People who enjoy 'The Doozies'.' Dad: 'People who enjoy Venn diagrams.' Second panel: the same, but they think their lines instead, and their thought balloons overlap, with the intersection shaded. Caption: 'Note: Today's Doozies was improvised by the actors on the set.' Footer Dad: 'Who needs writers?' Footer Dean: 'We're on the case!'Captain Victorious: 'Check it out, Dynaman, new power! 235 + 747 = 982!' Dynaman: 'Cap, *adding* isn't a superpower.' Captain: (Taking out a calculator.) 'Well, especially when you use a calculator ... 'At miniature golf. Gunther: 'So, um, I ... um.' Luann: 'Gunther, why do you always babble whenever we're together? Can't you just chat about something?' Gunther: 'Sure. Okay. I. Um, it's. I. Um. Um.' Luann: 'Talk about something you KNOW about. There must be some topic you feel comfortable with.' Gunther: 'Trigonometry!' Luann: 'Oh, good. Math and miniature golf. Gosh, it just doesn't get any better than this.'Reading the Comics, September 5, 2018: Single Name Edition
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https://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/2018/09/11/reading-the-comics-september-5-2018-single-name-edition/#respondTue, 11 Sep 2018 18:00:45 +0000http://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/?p=5735Continue reading "Reading the Comics, September 5, 2018: Single Name Edition"]]>https://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/2018/09/11/reading-the-comics-september-5-2018-single-name-edition/feed/0nebusresearchC-Dog: 'You might wanna get your hair checked, Bruh. Your ask-frequency is down 20% this year. That's a bad sign, Big L.' Lemont: 'My what?' C-Dog: 'This year you asked me, 'C'D-g, did you take my clippers?' five times. By this time last year, you done asked me 25 times. Guess how many times you asked the year before?' Lemont: 'GIVE. ME. BACK. MY. CLIPPERS.' C-Dog: 'Yo' hair growth be on a perfect negative-sloped linear Bezier curve, bruh. That #@$% serious.'Samson, counting sheep in Roman Numerals. MCCCLXXXVII. MCCCLXXXVIII. Z.Frank and Ernest in front of a chalkboard with basic addition on it. Frank: 'How does facing away from first-grade arithmetic simplify your life?' Ernest: 'It's 'Back to Basics'!'Professor pointing to a chalkboard with a bunch of mathematical symbols, some of them cartoon fish. He presents in front of an audience of fish. Caption: 'Proving the existence of fish.'Reading the Comics, September 4, 2018: No Henry This Week Edition
https://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/2018/09/09/reading-the-comics-september-4-2018-no-henry-this-week-edition/
https://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/2018/09/09/reading-the-comics-september-4-2018-no-henry-this-week-edition/#commentsSun, 09 Sep 2018 18:00:56 +0000http://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/?p=5729Continue reading "Reading the Comics, September 4, 2018: No Henry This Week Edition"]]>https://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/2018/09/09/reading-the-comics-september-4-2018-no-henry-this-week-edition/feed/4nebusresearchEstablishing shot: SECRET LAB. Wizard, to lab guy: 'I feel like you could do without the sign.' (That closes the throwaway top row.) (Main strip, now.) Secret Lab Guy: 'We are never going to solve this equation.' Wizard: 'I got this.' He casts a spell that sprays a whirlwind of colors and shapes that splash into the board, revealing 'x = 27'. Guy: 'That's not even close to the right answer.' Wizard: 'True, but those graphics were pretty cool, yeah?'Tiger: 'We studied times tables today.' Punkinhead: 'Okay, so what's six times two?' Tiger: 'I said we studied it --- not learned it.'Chip: 'I hate arithmetic.' Hi; 'That's not the right attitude. Think of arithmetic as a puzzle. If I ask you, 'what's 246 divided by 3?' it's just like asking you the riddle, 'what has four wheels and flies?'.' Chip: 'Except that 82 isn't as funny an answer.'Baldo: 'How'd you do on your algebra quiz?' Cruz: 'I got nine wrong. ... Or maybe it was 19.' Baldo: 'So numbers are not your strength.' Cruz: '10 ... it was 10.'Reading the Comics, 1 September 2018: Retirement Of A Tag Edition
https://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/2018/09/07/reading-the-comics-1-september-2018-retirement-of-a-tag-edition/
https://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/2018/09/07/reading-the-comics-1-september-2018-retirement-of-a-tag-edition/#commentsFri, 07 Sep 2018 18:00:56 +0000http://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/?p=5721Continue reading "Reading the Comics, 1 September 2018: Retirement Of A Tag Edition"]]>https://nebusresearch.wordpress.com/2018/09/07/reading-the-comics-1-september-2018-retirement-of-a-tag-edition/feed/3nebusresearchWendy: 'I never thought Fi would have a talent for teaching.' Dethany: 'It surprised her, too. But something about her demeanor appeals to kids.' (At the class.) Fi: 'See? Two-sixth of a zombie is the same as one-third ... 'Fi: 'Numbers don't lie ... but the unscrupulous can get them to say whatever they want. Like when the boss claims the average temperature in your office is 73 degrees when it's really kept at 63 degrees in the winter and 83 degrees in the summer.' Kid: 'Our principal does that.'Kid: 'I think math's boring.' Fi: 'That's because you've been taught with 75-year-old word problems. They just need a little updating. ... Like, if your tweet is retweeted by ten people ... who each share it with ten MORE people ... at what point can it be said to go viral?' (Everyone has hands up.)Randolph's dream: a pirate at a schooldesk. 'Algebra pretty much put pirates out of business.' Teacher: 'If ax^2 + bx + c = 0, what is x?' (The pirate looks at the treasure map, marked x, sweating.' Footer joke: the teacher asks, '15 men on a dead man's chest, yo ho ho, and a bottle of rum equals what?'Kid: 'Mom, Dad, why do you have a giant inflatable Klein bottle hidden in the closet?' Mom: 'Compromise. I'll say nothing more. NOW GO WASH YOUR HANDS.' Underneath, a Venn diagram, with one bubble 'Having Sex Inside', the other 'Having Sex Outside', and the intersection 'Having Sex Near A Non-Orientable Surface'.Abstract's Bar and Grille. Once again, Eric the Circle's pick-up line backfires ... and he is left confused and speechless. Eric: 'You're acutey. What's your sign?' Triangle: 'Opposite over hypotenuse. What's yours?'[ When Zippy was three, he said the darnedest things ] Zippy: 'X plus Y divided by Shirley Booth equals Soft Serve.' [ At the age of 11, he continued to amaze and impress his parents. ] 'If I had the powers of Spider-Man and the costume of Mighty Mouse, I could understand algebra!' [ He mellowed a bit at 16 and thought deep thoughts about the universe and stuff. ] 'If you lined up ALL the jars of Bosco ever manufactured, they'd form a ring all the way around the Earth and wind up conking Einstein on the bean in Newark!' [ As a ADULT, Zippy knows that not everyone appreciates his surreal spoutings, so he often muses to himself. ] Zippy, thinking: 'If I drew Mary Worth, she'd drive a 1958 two-tone Metro!'I’m Still Looking For Fun Mathematics And Words
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