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jelie
02-08-2012, 04:59 PM
I was going through old xkcd comics and ran across this. Figured if anyone could appreciate it it would be this community.

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Hai-Etlik
02-08-2012, 05:05 PM
I was going through old xkcd comics and ran across this. Figured if anyone could appreciate it it would be this community.

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Yeah, I think this is the third time that comic has come up. It's still funny, though.

jelie
02-08-2012, 07:42 PM
Yeah, I think this is the third time that comic has come up. It's still funny, though.

Dang. I had a feeling, but I figured it was worth a shot.

ScotlandTom
02-09-2012, 05:46 PM
I hadn't seen this before, so I thank you for posting this, jelle. After the intense and unexpected education i received on map projections last week I especially appreciate this. Gave me a good chuckle. :)

Lukc
02-10-2012, 08:27 AM
Another evil one that's also relevant for mapp ing:

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Hai-Etlik
02-10-2012, 01:24 PM
Now someone needs to make a map in Gall-Peters, label it in intentionally badly kerned Papyrus and Comic Sans, and send it to Randall.

I don't think I could bring myself to make such a travesty though.

Lukc
02-10-2012, 02:13 PM
How can you kern Comic Sans badly?!? That's ... that's ... that's impossible!!??!

jelie
02-11-2012, 01:47 PM
Now someone needs to make a map in Gall-Peters, label it in intentionally badly kerned Papyrus and Comic Sans, and send it to Randall.

I don't think I could bring myself to make such a travesty though.

If I had the technical skill or time and wasn't 100% new to cartography I'd give it a shot.

Lukc
02-11-2012, 05:12 PM
This is actually a tempting idea ...