by Michael S. Kaplan, published on 2007/10/28 03:31 -04:00, original URI: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/michkap/archive/2007/10/28/5732028.aspx
After I posted Jokes that aren't really all that funny in the end (aka At least SQL Server isn't on our case) and really had a chance to reflect on the fact that I thought the post was going to be quite funny and then before I posted it realized that it really might not be, the whole blog was in a weird place.
The post about to go to live was both funny and not-funny, and until the wave form collapsed and a cat lived or died, there was really no way to know whether it was funny or not.
Reader Bulletmagnet put it all in perspective with a comment:
Perhaps this post is simultaneously funny and unfunny, like:
And indeed I saw the conceptual parallel:
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# Karellen on 28 Oct 2007 6:45 AM:
You really need to provide the image "title" attribute for the mouse-rollover gag as well.
(This applies to all xkcd comics)
# Michael S. Kaplan on 28 Oct 2007 6:14 PM:
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