Color Survey Results « xkcd. Who in the rainbow can draw the line where the violet tint ends and the orange tint begins?
Distinctly we see the difference of the colors, but where exactly does the one first blendingly enter into the other? So with sanity and insanity. —Herman Melville, Billy Budd Orange, red? I don’t know what to believe anymore! I WILL EAT YOUR HEART WITH A FUCKING SPOON IF YOU AKS ANY MORE QUESTIONS ABOUT COLORS —Anonymous, Color Survey Thank you so much for all the help on the color survey.
First, a few basic discoveries: If you ask people to name colors long enough, they go totally crazy. Overall, the results were really cool and a lot of fun to analyze. Sex By a strange coincidence, the same night I first made the color survey public, the webcomic Doghouse Diaries put up this comic (which I altered slightly to fit in this blog, click for original): Basically, women were slightly more liberal with the modifiers, but otherwise they generally agreed (and some of the differences may be sampling noise).
Strata.jpg (JPEG Image, 1200x900 pixels) - Scaled (90%) Color Me A Dinosaur – The History Of Crayola Crayons, Charted. First, Pluto got a demotion.
Then, surfing the FM dial, I heard a Styx song on the oldies station. And just yesterday, park-side, a nanny chided me: “Star fish? No, kids call those sea stars nowadays.” Oh, really? Denial worked for a while, but honesty’s time had come. Lumbering homeward with my sons, doubt swirled about my tiny Stegosaurus brain. As we strolled down the sidewalk, we happened upon a stray green crayon. Crayons! Us Stegosauri can’t type, unless we have something pointy attached to our feet. Crayola’s crayon chronology tracks their standard box, from its humble eight color beginnings in 1903 to the present day’s 120-count lineup.
The next day, I gave my buddy Velociraptor a ding-a-ling, and true to form, he yakked his hyperactive yakkage – until I mentioned the crayons. Three minutes passed, and “bing!” Velo's Crayola Color Chart, 1903-2010 Ever industrious, Velo also calculated the average growth rate: 2.56% annually. The number of colors doubles every 28 years! Color Palette Generator. Color Palette Generator #ffeeff #ffccdd #eeaaaa dull #33aa77 #ffeeee #ffbbdd #ff7799 vibrant.
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