[2012-Aug-08] Always practice safe 'Plug 'n play'

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[2012-Aug-08] Always practice safe 'Plug 'n play'

Postby FarleShadow » Wed Aug 08, 2012 2:41 pm

Shame this one wasn't linked to that USB one where flipping over three times shows USB cables exist outside of normal three D space.

Also, this is what I thought when I saw the last panel:

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Re: [2012/08/08] Always practice safe 'Plug 'n play'

Postby Lethal Interjection » Wed Aug 08, 2012 3:15 pm

I liked this one. Which was kind of surprising since he had already made that joke. But I think both were good takes.
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Re: [2012/08/08] Always practice safe 'Plug 'n play'

Postby Guest1 » Wed Aug 08, 2012 6:47 pm

FarleShadow's strip is pretty good. The joke is different from the original, so nothing to complain. Except for the quality of Zack's jokes lately, but anyway.
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Re: [2012/08/08] Always practice safe 'Plug 'n play'

Postby Guest » Wed Aug 08, 2012 7:46 pm

"It's called a USB line, I'll show you later" :twisted:
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Re: [2012/08/08] Always practice safe 'Plug 'n play'

Postby Montero » Mon Aug 13, 2012 10:22 am

Well, it's a lousy metaphor resulting in nerdy unprotected sex, not hilarious but still.

Now that I think about it, roughly one comic on ten is about lousy metaphors taken too far and/or nerdy unprotected sex!
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Re: [2012/08/08] Always practice safe 'Plug 'n play'

Postby nobody » Mon Aug 13, 2012 10:33 am

also is that supposed to be the back of a car? not a good drawing
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Re: [2012/08/08] Always practice safe 'Plug 'n play'

Postby Lethal Interjection » Mon Aug 13, 2012 9:34 pm

So does anyone else get fed up with trying to put in a USB and try the second port?
Because that's a better votey.
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Re: [2012/08/08] Always practice safe 'Plug 'n play'

Postby Kaharz » Tue Aug 14, 2012 12:40 pm

After approximately a decade and half of experimentation and careful study I have determined a nearly perfect method for successfully inserting a USB cable on the first try.

1. Look at the USB jack on the device to determine orientation.
2. Look at the end of the USB cable to ensure it is properly orientated.
3. Insert USB cable into jack.
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Re: [2012/08/08] Always practice safe 'Plug 'n play'

Postby nobody » Tue Aug 14, 2012 4:23 pm

Or! use distinguishing features on the USB to remember which way up it should go.

and then next time remember that.
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Re: [2012/08/08] Always practice safe 'Plug 'n play'

Postby Lethal Interjection » Tue Aug 14, 2012 5:52 pm

nobody wrote:Or! use distinguishing features on the USB to remember which way up it should go.

and then next time remember that.



Ahh, but sometimes the slot is on it's side, and then do those distinguishing characteristics face left or right?

And maybe you have several computers that have different USB orientations, so you forget from one time to the next which has which.

So you just stab blindly until you get it right.
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Re: [2012/08/08] Always practice safe 'Plug 'n play'

Postby nobody » Tue Aug 14, 2012 6:28 pm

My magical system works even then! You just remember how it works for all possible combinations.
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Re: [2012/08/08] Always practice safe 'Plug 'n play'

Postby Montero » Tue Aug 14, 2012 6:29 pm

Or better! Prey the USB gods and consider the whole thing as a trial of your faith.
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