Talk:1734: Reductionism

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Just like defining recursion by: "recursion n: see recursion" :-) --JakubNarebski (talk) 15:05, 16 September 2016 (UTC)

"D" is a development from an Egyptian hieroglyph symbolizing a door. "U" is Capncanuck (talk)

"U" is what?! 03:48, 17 September 2016 (UTC)
"U" is a dummy variable; "i" is an imaginary number. 11:30, 17 September 2016 (UTC)

I feel like part of the meta-joke is the fact that the box cuts off the definition, literally reducing it. 20:04, 16 September 2016 (UTC)

Yes, reductionism reducted, reductionised, and reduced... 00:40, 17 September 2016 (UTC)

Would the letter 'I' in reductIonIsm be described twice? - Sebastian -- 10:36, 17 September 2016 (UTC)

Well, this is probably the first time I've been on here and the Wednesday comic is up on Thursday, but the Friday comic is still on schedule. Weird. --JayRulesXKCD (talk) 15:11, 16 September 2016 (UTC)

It was also the first time Randall delayed a comic to keep another comic on the front page. So since it was a planned delay of the previous comic this one was not supposed to be delayed. That would have been weird ;-) --Kynde (talk) 16:07, 16 September 2016 (UTC)