That said, silent hammers? What? I think Fred's edit was perfect on this:
But, once you get beyond that (if you get beyond that), then I think this is a nice return to the sort of shenanigans Mr. Hat got famous for.
now that i've written something nice, I fully expect to be attacked as soft-on-xkcd from the more rabid anti-xkcders out there.
silent hammer? COME ON.