Monthly Archives: April 2020

688: The Out Crowd

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What Is Happend In Show 688

Self-Description In the first panel’s pie chart, “this image” refers to the entire comic image, the one that can be downloaded from xkcd (and the entire comic as displayed here above). This is a little confusing as it would be easy

How People Think And Discuss About Show 688

This is one of the comics with a direct link at the bottom of xkcd. 04:18, 29 December 2012 (UTC) I do wish they said ‘comic’ rather than ‘image’ as for the longest time, I assumed ‘image’ only referred to the

Transcript About Show 688

A pie chart which is mainly white with a black slice of about 30 degree towards the bottom left. The two sections are labeled with a line going from the label to the sections. The line going into the black

Explanation About 688

This comic is self-referential, because every graph is dependent on the whole comic. If you were to change anything in the comic, you would change the ink distribution, and would therefore have to update all three graphs. This would result in