Talk:209: Kayak

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I have successfully invented a police box that travels through time. All I need is a way to change the travel speed from the default 60-second-per-minute and we'd have an operational TARDIS! 05:57, 27 January 2014 (UTC) Is the title text a reference to Calvin and Hobbes? "There's treasure everywhere!" -- 19:47, 9 May 2015 (UTC)

The sentence in the third paragraph which begins with the word "However" is reading into the original comic something which is not actually in the original comic. It is probably true that Randall wanted the reader to think that Beret Guy in panel one was implying that the kayak could "travel through time in a science fiction sense" but there is nothing in the comic to suggest that Cueball thinks that the kayak "can travel through time in a science fiction sense."

I have a time machine but it only travels at a rate of one second per second and it can't go back in time.

xkcd Volume 0 (book)

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See also similar lettering above Parody Week: A Softer World on the same page, 11002. (talk) 23:10, 11 January 2024 (please sign your comments with ~~~~)