39: Bowl

Explain xkcd: It's 'cause you're dumb.
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For the moment it's a standoff
Title text: For the moment it's a standoff


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  • Original Randall quote: "This is not the barrel boy. Current Mood: Final Exam-y"
  • This is the forty-first comic originally posted to livejournal. The previous was 43: Red Spiders 2. The next was 45: Schrodinger


[A boy is glaring at a model sailing ship floating in a bowl of water.]

Boy: Sooner or later, my friend, one of us will run out of time.

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How do we know that there isn't someone on the boat? They may be waiting for the boy to go to sleep before trying to escape. 01:43, 18 May 2013 (UTC)

Actually, this is an alternate ending to the clasic early eighties adventure movie "Time Bandits", but I would not expect you to know that as "you are so mercilessly free from the ravages of intelligence".--TheTimeBandit (talk) 21:52, 27 October 2017 (UTC)