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Revision as of 16:05, 20 August 2013

Welcome to the explain xkcd wiki!

We have an explanation for all 1493 xkcd comics, and only 0 (0%) are incomplete. Help us finish them!

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Here at CompanyName.website, our three main strengths are our web-facing chairs, our huge collection of white papers, and the fact that we physically cannot die.
Title text: Here at CompanyName.website, our three main strengths are our web-facing chairs, our huge collection of white papers, and the fact that we physically cannot die.

Explanation

Beret Guy's business, as previously seen in 1032: Networking and 1293: Job Interview, is going well. Google has been working on self-driving cars, which usually shouldn't be lost track of and found by the police. Money doesn't usually appear from nowhere, and most businesses would be very unsettled to find that their income relied on magic. "Bug tracker" usually refers to software bugs that need fixing, not actual bugs. "White papers" are usually policy recommendations, but we suspect the title-text is talking about (near-worthless) blank pages.

The reason I'm so inexpertly adding this section is to make sure to point out that companyname.website redirects to xkcd.com.

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