511: Sleet

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Sleet
I mean, I can barely hear myself complaining about Battlestar Galactica.
Title text: I mean, I can barely hear myself complaining about Battlestar Galactica.

[edit] Explanation

Ambox notice.png This explanation may be incomplete or incorrect: Define sleet, I think it has different meanings in different dialects
If you can address this issue, please edit the page! Thanks.
Megan is seen leaving an apartment, trudging through foul weather. The dialog is likely her thoughts, rather than speech. She is fed up with the second person's endless discussion of Digital rights management (DRM). She probably agrees with his position, but would rather face the weather than his endless rehashing of the issue.

In the last panel, Free Culture refers to a book by Lawrence Lessig, who advocates for fewer restrictions in many areas.

In the title text, the science-fiction TV series Battlestar Galactica produces strong reactions among geeks.

[edit] Transcript

[Rainy, cold, windy street; Megan is walking along street; narration is from Megan's point-of-view.]
The weather outside is frightful.
I hate trudging through the icy slush and biting sleet.
But it beats lying in our warm, cozy bed
Listening to you talk about DRM for hours on end.
Offscreen: Come back! Just listen to this one quote from Free Culture!
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Discussion

What is sleet in Randall's dialect? Ice pellets or a mixture of rain and snow? 141.101.98.55 18:05, 17 August 2014 (UTC)

What does this matter? I would call it frozen rain. --Dgbrt (talk) 21:09, 17 August 2014 (UTC)
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