) – for fans of XKCD

It has come to dread Cthulhu’s attention that today’s xkcd comic caused the loss of sanity in millions. He offers the following remedy:


….because when it comes to your sanity, Cthulhu has dibs.


  1. Nancy says:

    It’s like going to a piano (or any musical instrument, really), and playing C-D-E-F-G-A-B, and stopping. Just… finish the thing already!

  2. Exactly! It leaves you with that odd feeling in your brain. Hurts.

  3. Brackynews says:

    Speaking of Old Ones, I thought that was the Maiden in Black smiley? #demonssouls

  4. Alex says:

    Thank you! I will gladly leave my soul in the hands of Cthulhu if it means being spared the agony today.

  5. E. Foley says:

    Nancy – That’s an old music major prank. When I was a teacher, I’d play it on sleeping piano students. You just quietly play C D E F G A B (pause a few seconds) C D E F G A B (pause a few seconds)… after a few repetitions, you’ll actually see the person twitch. :-) Usually they wake up, too… but in a high school classroom, they wake up because of the giggling classmates, not the incomplete scale.

  6. Trisha says:

    This made me immensely happy, even if I did find it a couple of days late.

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