Talk:761: DFS

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I'm curious about the half-cut-off options in each panel. The first looks like '[something] eating contest,' the second looks like 'tracheal [something],' and the third looks like 'coral snake.' Alanbbent (talk) 23:49, 22 November 2013 (UTC)

I think you may be right about the snake, but the others I am not so sure. However, I can't help out with better suggestions... 23:53, 23 January 2014 (UTC)
I think the eating contest one says "bee eating contest". 07:43, 17 November 2014 (UTC)
For what it's worth, I was reading "bee dating contest". 21:19, 10 September 2015 (UTC)
I saw "bee dating context" 02:23, 7 November 2015 (UTC)

Inland Taipan, also known as the Fierce Snake. Dude, wikipedia might tell you this one is shy, but its still a taipan - don't be going and getting relaxed around taipans. If its in Australia and its a snake, its a fair bet you don't want touch it. Plm-qaz snr (talk) 12:43, 13 August 2014 (UTC) [Australia]

Ironically, I've never seen any xkcd character quite as dressed as Hairy in this strip... Mumiemonstret (talk) 14:09, 3 November 2014 (UTC)

Megan isn't "wearing nothing at all"! She is wearing a purse, which in fashion is also accessory. And that is practical for a date. (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Simple addition: first frame says 'BFF dating control'? (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

I don't think so.--Dgbrt (talk) 16:16, 16 June 2017 (UTC)

Several suggestions for the last entry visible:

  • BFF Rating Contest
  • Off Dating Content
  • Off Dating Context

Chemikerhero -- 18:30, 30 August 2017 (UTC)

To me it said "BFF Dating Contest". It kind of sounds like it makes sense - a contest each person dates the BFF(s) of the other person? Lol. Numbermaniac (talk) 04:16, 15 January 2020 (UTC)

I wonder if the 'lightning strike' possibility was meant as a reference to a couple who made the news a few years ago when they survived a lightning strike by holding hands... 20:58, 5 January 2021 (UTC)

For those with a mind to this problem of dating, the dating strategy advised by (some?) mathematicians is to no-strings date 37% (or 1/eth) of your theoretical total possible partners and then to commit immediately to the next new date who is 'better' than any of these that you already passed over. How you implement this in practice is not defined exactly. ;) 21:07, 25 January 2022 (UTC)