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XKCD Alt Text Quotes

XKCD Alt Text Quotes

Submitted By Matt West (MattDanger)


This script displays quotes from the alt text embedded in each of the XKCD comics up until September 27, 2008 (about 480 quotes). One randomly selected word in each quote is a link to the original comic.

After installation, type /xkcd or %_xkcd for a random quote.


You can reply to individual comments by clicking the "Reply" link next to each.

# by bittin on 10/04/08 at 22:18:59

haha nice script

# by jhonbob3 on 10/06/08 at 00:46:05

Love it. great how it links to the comic.

# by winterlady on 02/04/09 at 02:50:28

So in testing this with some friends of mine - the coding is a little wonky. On the senders end, one sees the quote with the link to the comic as 1 word. On the receivers end, they see 1/2 of the alt-text until the full link comes through. So, if the quote is: (No , No Less), the Receiver sees: (No )

You're really close, though, if you're still working on it.

# by MattDanger on 02/04/09 at 03:59:00

winterlady, I am unable to reproduce this problem. Could you please contact me through AIM @ habitcky or my website @ with more details?

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5.00 / 7 votes
Current Version: 1.0
Last Updated: 09/27/08