Talk:723: Seismic Waves

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Twitter user RobM163 exists and was created along with this comic (presumably by Randall). He tweeted a few times about various disasters on April 5th, 2010, and later on the 22nd about Iceland's not being a great tourist destination (due to Eyjafjallajökull). [Whoa, I care about stuff 3 years old! Ah well.] --Quicksilver (talk) 02:43, 20 August 2013 (UTC)

RobM163's first post was the day before the xkcd comic. Z (talk) 17:14, 7 June 2014 (UTC)

But, if the earthquake damages the area's communications infrastructures... (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

All the way here in 2016 it seems worth mentioning: the ubiquity of smartphones means peer-to-peer chat is positioned to survive this type of service disruption. It seems only a matter of time that getting online from a disaster zone will mostly depend on there being a smartphone chain leading to the closest public AP outside the blackout zone. Elvenivle (talk) 06:57, 9 February 2016 (UTC)

What about twitterer? Twitter user and tweeter are better alternatives for OCs. Might be a reference to (this:)). Well, Twitter user is too long when tweeting during an earthquake (and the tweet may exceed the 140), and tweeter might be in reference to this: Tweeter (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)