300: Facebook

Explain xkcd: It's 'cause you're dumb.
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"Here, I'll put my number in your cell pho -- wait, why is it already here?"
Title text: "Here, I'll put my number in your cell pho -- wait, why is it already here?"


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Cueball has looked up the girl he's talking to on Facebook and noticed that she likes Regina Spektor and the Polyphonic Spree.

Replying to the girl's 'offer' of sex he points out his favorite position, which he presumably also got from her Facebook page. This can be considered a sneer to what people place on their Facebook page, as one's sexual positions are often highly private.

The title text suggests Cueball has done more than only look at her Facebook page. As her phone number is already in his phone.


Mildy sleazy uses of Facebook, part 14:
Looking up someone's profile before introducing yourself so you know which of your favorite bands to mention
Cueball: Favorite bands? Hmm...
Cueball: Maybe Regina Spektor or the Polyphonic Spree.
Megan: Whoa, those are two of my favorites, too!
Megan: Clearly, we should have sex.
Cueball: Okay! My favorite position is the retrograde wheelbarrow.
Megan: [arms in the air] Ohmygod, mine too!

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I interpreted the title text as Megan putting her number in Cueball's phone, not the other way around. As she is the one being 'stalked', that seemed to make more sense than the given explanation. 01:16, 16 July 2013 (UTC)

Same. I have no clue why it was written the way it was, so I went and changed it. Schiffy (Speak to me|What I've done) 01:24, 16 July 2013 (UTC)

Since 2012, this process has been made easier for you with the Girls Around Me app for your phone! Now you can spend five minutes outside a bar and have everything you need to go inside and make a score. Because mild sleaze/stalking is what everybody wants these days. 15:05, 7 November 2014 (UTC)

This seems like a good point to say thank you for "Explain xkct." Because there are some things I know better than to Google for myself, but would still like a general idea of. (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

It seems wheelbarrow and retrograde wheelbarrow are reversed in the explanation. Wheelbarrow is face-to-face, retrograde is face-to-back. -- Flewk (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)