April 1, 2015
[[Randall monologues behind his official XKCD desk.]]
Randall: We’ve made a huge mistake.
Randall: I figured starting a cloud services company would be EASY. After all, I’ve got TONS of computers!
[[Randall gestures to a mound of various and sundry mini computers, from a lowly Commodore to a large Alienware.]]
[[Close zoom on Randall’s featureless oval face.]]
Randall: Facebook, twitter, tumblr - they all struggle to protect privacy and user data.
Randall: And we offered a solution.
Randall: I forget what it was, though.
[[Wide zoom to Randall waving his arms in a conciliatory manner.]]
Randall: Anyway, long story short, we screwed up IMMEDIATELY and lost TONS of their data.
Randall: Also a bunch of stuff is literally on fire?
[[Randall is back behind the desk.]]
Randall: We can fix this. But we need your help.
Large red banner: Help us recover user data before facebook & co notice we lost it.