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  • Paperback: 120 pages
  • Publisher: Breadpig (23 Sept. 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0615314465
  • ISBN-13: 978-0615314464
  • Product Dimensions: 0.6 x 22.9 x 22.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 16,699 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Randall Munroeis the author of the #1New York TimesbestsellerWhat If?, the science question-and-answer blogWhat If, and the popular webcomicxkcd. A former NASA roboticist, he left the agency in 2006 to draw comics on the Internet full-time, supporting himself through the sale of xkcdt-shirts, prints, posters, and books. He likes candlelight dinners and long walks on the beach. Very long walks. Lots of people say they like long walks on the beach, but then they get out on the beach and after just an hour or two, they say they re getting tired. Bring a tent. He lives in Massachusetts.


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I'm not a web-kid, nor did I go to university, nor am I familiar with computer linguistics and lingo nor mathematical terms and jargon...so why, considering this is a funny book full of them, did I buy this?
In short despite, the mass of calculations and information printed onto the page, the human side of these sketches always manage to shine through. If anything, Munroe's simplistic scientific style, adds a lot of character to the strips that the stickmen don't 'show'.
His musings on love, life, critique on college/university subjects and life in general are all humorous (and in some cases, mind stretching...)
It might well help having a diploma to read this, but I still enjoyed it all the same...
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Followed the comic since the early years. Love to see the best of the first 600 on paper. Recommend to any one who likes a bit of geeky or maths comedy. There are also little extras written along the sides of the pages which aren't in the original comics. The introduction by xkcd's creator is short and sweet, telling us a brief history of the comic and how Randall managed to think up such a gem. Highly recommended.
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This book is simply a gem of excellently conceived, interesting, funny and sometimes quite profound humour. It sometimes needs a bit of insider knowledge - of computers or maths - to get the punchline, but that just makes it even better.

Such simple lines, such profound humour. Get it, get it! :-)
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How can you not love it. Funny and witty, it makes you think, makes you happy, and sometimes a little sad. Buy it because it is a good book. Buy it because the author is so good and puts so much time into freely giving away their material (online).

Extra thought: its a good, easy little gift as well. No too big and not too expensive, but will surely brighten your friends day!
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I'm surprised to see so few reviews of this little piece of geeky art. I follow xkcd since the beginnings, and loved it since the very first moments. The book collects some of the most funny stripes that can be found on the site. It's nice to see on paper what you alway read online.
Bonus #1: there are lots of little extras (comments, additional drawings, games) which can't be found on the website.
Bonus #2: buying it you'll do also a little charity.

Go get it now (or get it as a present for your best geek friend, he'll love it :)
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I bought this for my teenage, self-proclaimed geek, son, thinking it might keep him quiet for a short while, but it has kept him amused for considerably longer than expected. He periodically picks it back up and has another chuckle over one cartoon or another.
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Some of these jokes need some research to get fully and that makes them all the more funny. Even the title is a joke as computer sequences start from zero not one. It is amazing how much expression can be got in a stick man (and woman). I've seen many of these before on the web and the author does talk about being confused why people would by a book of cartoons freely available on the web, but his extra commentary makes the book well worth it.
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It may seem strange to pay for something that can be found for free on the internet but I brought this as a gift for my brother. He likes the Cyanide and Happiness comics and these are along the same lines but a little more... niche...? They play more on I suppose intelligent sarcastic jokes which is perfect for my brother. If in doubt just check out the website for a taste of the book - or just put the hyperlink in a card and call it a present if you're cheap.
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