Re: XKCD Linux Cheat Shirt
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "jerry_mccarthy_uk" <jerry_mccarthy_uk@...> wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, Thad Floryan <thad@> wrote:Hi Jerry,
> > http://store.xkcd.com/products/linux-cheat-shirt
> > [...]
> > Somehow I have the impression the XKCD T-shirt's lettering won't
> > survive a washing, so that means it's either a one-use-only shirt
> > or one should never wash it.
> In fact, I have one of these:
> Coincidentally, I am actually wearing it, in the office, today.
> It relates to this comic: http://xkcd.com/627/
Interesting. Reminds me of the periodic table of the elements t-shirt
worn by Julianne Moore in the movie EVOLUTION:
an Ivan Reitman film that also features Fox, er, David Duchovny -- it
is an enjoyable movie that I've watched at least 10 times over the
> I have had it a couple of years, and it has been through theVERY interesting! I suppose the 'washability' factor for decorated
> washing machine an appropriate number of times and has not been
> damaged by the experience. Like the "linux-cheat-shirt", it has
> a black background with white writing and drawing; I guess the
> "linux-cheat-shirt" should be able to survive too!
t-shirts has been greatly improved since the last time I washed one
and washed-away the appliqué (this was back in the 1970s or 1980s).
> The explainxkcd wiki has been overloaded lately, exactly because ofThank you for the additional info!
> comic number #1190; when you do get through it says this at the top:
> "Hello. We've been getting a lot of traffic in light of the latest
> xkcd comic, and the server is having a hard time coping with it.
> Please be patient, and don't try refreshing the pages to get over
> the errors; instead, we suggest you to go sit by a lake and return
> later; hopefully things should have stabilized by then. Thanks for
> your understanding".
> "Sit by a lake" is a reference to: http://xkcd.com/1024/