Talk:1631: Longer Than Usual

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Can we keep this as the explanation? Untothebreach (talk) 08:30, 18 January 2016 (UTC)

I deleted the {{incomplete}} template. 13:27, 18 January 2016 (UTC)

the "orgasm" part of the interpretation feel really shaky, i don't believe it to be what the strip is about; Gmail and firefox are not exclusive user of those specific messages, i am not sure whether an extended or complete list would help108.162.228.161 09:58, 18 January 2016 (UTC)

Eh, it seems right to me unless "maybe we should just go to bed" is a quote from something. -- 10:27, 18 January 2016 (UTC)
Only thing I can place is a [song], Robert Smith has appeared in XKCD before Kev (talk) 21:54, 18 January 2016 (UTC)

Understanding this comic seems to be taking longer than usual... oh, yes, OK, two responses to a single observation made in quite different situations. I think I'll just go to bed. 11:11, 18 January 2016 (UTC)

I'm not completely convinced. The explanation is the first thing I thought of, but "bed" makes it awkward. Aren't you typically in bed, when the second thing happens? If that's the intended meaning, it seems so much better to use "sleep" that it makes me wonder if I am missing something. 16:30, 18 January 2016 (UTC)

You are thinking about it too logically :). Think more colloquially. When two people are "sleeping together" we don't consider them to be sharing a bed during a nocturnal rest cycle, we all know what is really happening. In fact, they may never "sleep together" in the literal application for all the "sleeping" they do.--R0hrshach (talk) 17:04, 18 January 2016 (UTC)
I'm completely unconvinced. Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. 17:46, 18 January 2016 (UTC)

"aren't you typically in bed...?" Oh no, definitely not. Randall's past comics have included numerous instances of out-of-bed stimulation and experimentation; and note the key word "just" in "just go to bed." Imagining some such activity just adds to the humor.Taibhse (talk) 02:23, 19 January 2016 (UTC)
Yes if you have not spotted those that would be an Oversight ;-) --Kynde (talk) 14:41, 19 January 2016 (UTC)

At first, I read it as 'maybe I/you should just go to bed', in which case it would merely be about the user being online too late. But 'we' seems a deliberate reference to two people. That makes the 'sex' meaning a lot more plausible. (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

I don't know about most places, but where I live, when lag stops I know I need to go to bed (Lag from ~7pm to 10pm) —Artyer (talk|ctb) 16:55, 18 January 2016 (UTC)

What was X. K. C. D. doing there? GcGYSF(asterisk)P(vertical line)e (talk) 23:23, 3 May 2022 (UTC)