Pie charts and bar graphs

For some reason, hundreds of people looked at this old post of mine one day a couple of weeks ago.  It consists almost entirely of this image, borrowed from haha.nu:

I have no idea what drew so much traffic to this item, but evidently the joke resonates with the Zeitgeist.  Here’s the latest Partially Clips:

These may remind you of an xkcd from last year that consisted of self-referential charts and graphs, or of this joke.

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2 Comments

  1. acilius

     /  February 15, 2011

    Funny bit, Al, thanks for the link. I’d never seen the show. It’s odd, but I think that webcomics like Partially Clips and xkcd that appeal to people who pride themselves on being smart are deliberately not very clever, while TV shows that appeal to a mass audience are often very clever.

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