212: Brain

Explain xkcd: It's 'cause you're dumb.
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The rest is fear of raptors.
Title text: The rest is fear of raptors.


Growing up, many children (especially boys) grow a fascination with tree houses. Tree houses are a child's own special place to do stuff away from their parents, have some autonomy, perhaps form a club.

The obsession with tree houses usually fades once a child reaches his teenage years, but of course some of us never grow up.

The title text makes reference to the regular xkcd joke about how terrifying Velociraptors from the movie Jurassic Park are.


[Picture of Brain. Line points at a highlighted point]
Section that is devoted, no matter where I go in life, to planning the ultimate tree house*.
  • Oh man, it would be like Swiss Family Robinson, but with multiple trees connected by... hey come up to my room and see the blueprints!

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I wonder if the brain is colored blue because it contains the 'blue'print for the tree house. Biohazard (talk) 12:51, 3 August 2013 (UTC)

The brain is oddly shapec, but the treehouse area seem to overlap the audio cortex13:37, 28 August 2014 (UTC)

"Hey, come up to my room..." Could be a generic pickup line (probably not a very effective one, but that's part of joke.) Mountain Hikes (talk) 21:48, 22 September 2015 (UTC)