This link will take you to an entire page from RYS in 2007. The top three articles cover one of the central exchanges of that blog's life, usually called the "Gumdrop Unicorn" debate.

Friday, January 14, 2011


  1. I used to think that was hilarious, but I've seen it too many times.

    XKCD has gone seriously downhill in any case, as documented here:

  2. Oh yes, I've SEEN it, too, too many times. More times than you. I have a tattoo of it. I'm SO tired of it.

    Anyway, I'd bet the Moderator put it up in response to the inane weather / snowfall measuring contest going on elsewhere here on this page.

  3. I have been this person. I see some complete B.S. over at or on some forum or something and I bother to respond. It is sad. While I am schooling some anonymous person on the basics, I keep telling myself to "get a life," but it is a teaching moment I can't pass up. Sigh.