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2008 Christmas Special
2008 christmas special
Number 521
Date Dec. 24th 2008
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2008 Christmas Special is the 521st xkcd comic.

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"'How could you possibly think typing 'import skynet' was a good idea?'"

This is a reference to the popular coding language python, which has a simple command "import". In the comic, this command allowed a coder to make the system sentient, as in the Terminator movies, from which skynet originated.

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