Many of you may be familiar with the XKCD cartoon duty calls, which portrays a rather dim view of discussions on the Internet:

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One of the things I like about StackExchange, and this community in particular, is that there is often a more positive, helping atmosphere. Accordingly, I modified the cartoon:

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So my question is: what should the rollover/caption say?

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    Someone is trying to use a ‘For’ loop to set the elements of a matrix. Maybe I can show them how to use ‘Map’.
    – bill s
    Commented Oct 14, 2017 at 1:26
  • ... but can I really help them translate this pyLab+ routine into Mathematica?
    – bill s
    Commented Oct 20, 2017 at 20:19

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"If I'm the first to post, I'll bet my answer will get at least three up-votes."

Posted at 3:24 AM local time.

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    I imagine, the closing quote should be at the end of the post? +1 ofc
    – LLlAMnYP
    Commented Oct 12, 2017 at 13:53
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    @LLlAMnYP. Nope -- it just states the time I posted the answer and shows how much I'm like the guy in the cartoon.
    – m_goldberg
    Commented Oct 12, 2017 at 14:49
  • "It is certainly a duplicate, the answer is {##, f[##2]} & @@@ list, let me just look this up quickly..."

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