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by VoronX
Tue Feb 24, 2015 1:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1490: "Atoms"
Replies: 92
Views: 16794

Re: 1490: "Atoms"

Is she looking at Phenakite/Phenacite??
by VoronX
Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

Okay, I'm thinking about an idea for a meetup... We're across the world, so I was thinking maybe a 5 city meet, with Skype used to unite the cities. The 5 places I had in mind were: USA, west coast (San Francisco?) USA, east coast (NYC?) Europe (Marseille. Of course) South America (?) australia (?)...
by VoronX
Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

Oh, dear. Everyone, get ready with the hugs and cake.... (It's always an extra jolt when someone new finds out.) Cake and hugs are always nice... Thanks... ETA: Since jetpac might not be issuing a papal decree... As Pope Tempore (*stifled sniffle*) I decree that everybody share some cake! clockcake...
by VoronX
Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

lmjb1964 wrote:
VoronX wrote:(Blind post)
Just saw the news! NOOOOOO! It can't be! I am totally freaking out here!!! I was drawn away by hospital visits and other Outside World stuff. Say it isn't so! :~(

We're here for you, VoronX. *hug* It'll be OK.


Thank you. *sniff*
by VoronX
Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

(Blind post) Just saw the news! NOOOOOO! It can't be! I am totally freaking out here!!! I was drawn away by hospital visits and other Outside World stuff. Say it isn't so! :~( ??? What news? Are those dang Kardashians up to their old shenanigans again??? I normally get to the page by doing a quick ...
by VoronX
Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

That's so weird. Looking at it now, the frame I saw before logging in today (after a 5 day coma) was LITERALLY the last frame before the End! So I was KINDA there for the End of TimeTM?

Oh me yarm this is going to take some processing...
by VoronX
Wed Jul 31, 2013 7:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

(Blind post)
Just saw the news! NOOOOOO! It can't be! I am totally freaking out here!!! I was drawn away by hospital visits and other Outside World stuff. Say it isn't so! :~(
by VoronX
Tue Jul 23, 2013 4:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

M3 definitely!! No question. And C9 works the best. don't like the background static, but that can be cleaned up. And can I say, Whoa! what an exciting time! OTVO Voting Time! Vote for your favorite Cuegen Combination. Results will be posted Here To vote just quote the first few lines and state the ...
by VoronX
Wed Jul 17, 2013 8:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

(Blind post) Just ate a bunch some geekwagon weekend+ ketchupBIG (from sea is rising picture-time to 'Waed di yeao siey?') and WOW is it ever so tasty! So much going on! I am so excited and looking forward to reading all the language speculation, and who IS that long haired person?!?
by VoronX
Mon Jul 08, 2013 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

I just really hope they don't eat Cuegan....they creep me out for some reason...
by VoronX
Fri Jul 05, 2013 8:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

As k.bookbinder says, quite. “Lovely” is another example - in the US it's used strictly for a certain aspect of beauty, and not often then. In Britain (well, in Scotland, in the ’70s and ’80s, anyway!) it's used for a soft chair, a fresh cup of tea, a sweet baby, approving of somebody's new boyfrie...
by VoronX
Fri Jul 05, 2013 7:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1000

Greetings from NP1000! 1000 Newpages! Here's a Present Present for all you OTTers out there! http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=37422&mode=view Redundant spoiler: DistractionRedundakitty.png Large Size: 1000NewpagesLarge.png Small Size: 1000NewpagesSmall.png Inspired by http://xkcd....
by VoronX
Fri Jul 05, 2013 7:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ximenez wrote:I don't understand how Megan moves. In NP2581 she was in front of the tower. In NP2582 she was behind the ladder. How come?


Obviously, she circled the Tower off-frame before climbing up... :D
by VoronX
Fri Jul 05, 2013 5:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

allalONGthewatchtower...
Image

My first ONG!!!
by VoronX
Fri Jul 05, 2013 4:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

Greetings from NP 991 & 992! Hmm, actually, yes, it's already been seen. It matches Jupiter In the "13291 hypothesis" (see alignments on the wiki, link below... I don't know how I've forgotten that). However, I don't think anyone compared brightness. According to stellarium, Jupiter is...
by VoronX
Tue Jul 02, 2013 7:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

Greetings from (circa) NP963 and 977! Hiya folks, I've been watching the OTC since the beginning, and checking this thread periodically as well. But the astronomy talk has prompted me to finally register and throw in some experience. Why are we assuming the bright setting object was Venus? It co...
by VoronX
Mon Jul 01, 2013 2:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:It's nice to have more Knights Temporal about. And fitting that the knightings should happen during the Long Night of the OTC. Image


So, does that mean that Kdawnings are in order now?
by VoronX
Mon Jul 01, 2013 1:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

Greetings from NP 956! Just a random thought, if Randall drew the star super accurate, then I am thinking this may be some time in the future. My reasoning: where the hell is Antares?! https://imageshack.us/a/img708/7194/fxau.jpg Eta Scorpii is another star that seems to have disappeared. also, seve...
by VoronX
Fri Jun 28, 2013 8:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://kieryn.com/xkcd-time/img/anomaly.png (de-ultra-comaing) It's on the ecliptic, it's probably the second planet we've been waiting for! 11/7/2013 shows no other planets in the vicinity. It would have to be some other year -- who knows when and where... I'm not going to look for that unlikely c...
by VoronX
Fri May 24, 2013 1:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

(Greetings from the biggest coma yet to date!) This is insane. The heretical outside world has swallowed my away for what, almost 2 weeks 336 newpix now. So now we have dune hopping, dinosaurs (time raptors, molpy 1 herons, or whatever they are), plants, berries, insects, , the vestiges of human hab...
by VoronX
Thu May 09, 2013 12:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

(Greetings from NP 567!) <snip> That is just too perfect. Outsider event have lately been meshing nicely with time <snip> And last, but not least, as I was (finally) watching the premier of DaVinci's Demons , the line " Time is a River " kept coming up over and over! Of course ...
by VoronX
Wed May 08, 2013 1:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

(Greetings from the Present!) lONG way down... http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/5a85e8be1d23bf4ee9cceee0bfdf4b8d1bdccc67a8b0e7a4352700c055ebde99.png Whoah! That is just too perfect. Outsider event have lately been meshing nicely with time. Just last Sunday 62 newpix ago, I was kayaking down this cli...
by VoronX
Tue May 07, 2013 12:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

(Greetings from the Present!) Not a lot by the shore this time of year. A few kids, maybe. A La Petite¹ reference, as others have mentioned; and an explanation why we haven't seen any other people (at least on the beach). But even more interesting: “It's been days.” Does that mean that d...
by VoronX
Tue May 07, 2013 12:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

(Greetings from NP548!) I still think that's a matter for the Inquisition, chocolate, liquorice, and stakes . <snip> Wait, wait... The inquisition doesn't use stakes. Stakes aren't funny--that would be uncivilized. We use Steaks. but we don't cook them to order. What have you people been up to while...
by VoronX
Mon May 06, 2013 1:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

(Greetings from NP522!) I feel like the golden retriever in the back of the family car, just hanging my head out the window, tongue flapping, enjoying the ride. Until the moment you realize they are taking you to the butchery. WTH? I read fhorn's quote and thought, haha, that's cute, I can just pict...
by VoronX
Mon May 06, 2013 12:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

(Greetings from NP 537!) Hey, we gotta welcome the newbies. The colorized frame I reuploaded (I forget who uploaded it initially) was around before the inquisition existed, so it should be grandfathered in. I think that colorized representations of One True Frames can be awesome - demonstrat...
by VoronX
Sun May 05, 2013 4:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

(Greetings from NP534 moreorless the Present!) From what I understand, Mergan and Cueball walked following the shore until they reached a river. When reaching this river they saw its size. Then they went upstream of this river and discovered that it was in fact only a branch of a larger river which ...
by VoronX
Sun May 05, 2013 3:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

(Greetings from NP508!) I'll just test out my attempt at an avatar here. I hope it does not offend anyone. Way back many pages ago I asked: How difficult would it be to add simple colorization to the image? That is, the water is blue, the sand is tan, and the pillars are a brown wood? Could it be sc...
by VoronX
Sun May 05, 2013 3:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

re: Aubronwood frames 1055-1057 (the arm grab and "Sorry" "No, right. Forgot") -- Megan was standing too close to the River 1 bank, off of which Cueball had just fallen. He grabbed to pull her back, but then realized he was maybe invading her space, and so apologized. But she ac...
by VoronX
Fri May 03, 2013 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

(Greetings from NP 516!)
woods wrote:What about a fjord? GONG!!
Spoiler:
Image


Better than a fnord!
by VoronX
Fri May 03, 2013 4:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

Greetings from NP 513! ZONG! http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/3b143cf505120016fcb677a5c966a12dea9aa7807a7ff74a1a0985eba6ba1f7a.png Why did he fill the hole again? Why did he dig it in the first place? Watch out! He's holding a Thermonuclear detonator!!! It's a good thing they don't have AirAware in ...
by VoronX
Fri May 03, 2013 2:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

(Greetings from NP510!) For patzer 1 , VeloCityGirl, and VoronX <footnote snip> Thankyou Thankyou Thankyou oh Mighty Great Cardinal Hattrix! May your Sea 1 be filled with only the most rarified semenbaconcoffeecancerbaby blend! And may all heretics lose their hats to the pixels of Time and grovel in...
by VoronX
Fri May 03, 2013 1:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

(Greetings from NP 445 aka (almost) the "End" of Time The Fading) The latest newpix isn't all white :D What is La Petite™ dragging? Babies. Cancer babies. How else do you think they got to be part of the Sea 1 ? 1 - BIG (Laments and Admonishons from NP 446 ) NOOOOOOOOOOO!! A particular...
by VoronX
Fri May 03, 2013 11:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

(greetings from NP 444!) Warning: I am going to ramble on a little bit. I have to admit: I'm an old fart when it comes to the Internet. In Internet Years, I am roughly 134 years old. I mean, I remember this thing called Usenet. I helped implement the first webbrowser on a household device (a CD-...
by VoronX
Thu May 02, 2013 9:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

(Greetings from NP 455) Gee Willikers, all these hats has got me seriously jealous. Buffygirl, can I have one too? Should it be a Haida hat to match my sig? Current Hat Queue Mob is full. I have added you to the phqmm* *pre-hat-queue-mob-mob Thank you so very much, Oh great Hattrix 1 !! I feel honor...
by VoronX
Thu May 02, 2013 2:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

Speaking of pilgrims hopping through Time, If BlitzGirl is the Great Pilgrim of the OTC, does that make me perhaps the Billy Pilgrim? When your quest is complete, you shall acquire the title of Blitzgirl the Next . It is one of the highest honors that can be conferred in the OTT. As much as I would...
by VoronX
Thu May 02, 2013 2:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ready to see what I spent my morning doing? Here you go! It's a Present Present from me to you! http://vpx.pl/i/2013/04/30/WeLoveTheThreadOfTime.png Click Here for Larger Version Disclaimer: I really, really wanted to fit as many posters as possible in here but my wrist is already limp as a noodle!...
by VoronX
Thu May 02, 2013 1:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

OK. The river is too dangerous to wade into, but it is slow-moving and safe to drink from (if Cueball was just drinking from his own bag, why wait till he got to the river's edge to do so?). Given that our intrepid travellers didn't know it was there until they happened across it, you'd think it un...
by VoronX
Wed May 01, 2013 4:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

I find myself unstuck in Time. While, I certainly support the advice of BlitzGirl's mouse-over text ("Read It All"), I'm thinking of Time less and less as a linear device. Maybe it's the ADD. But I am now free. And so, my personal pilgimage in the One True Comic currently finds me here, in...
by VoronX
Wed May 01, 2013 1:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105925
Views: 35616876

Re: 1190: "Time"

Post coma update time. Progress: 403/483 VeXlocity: -.6667 newpages/longpix. Clueless Cueball-Megan discussions about the nature of the Sea (which is big) and Rivers (which are small - are there more?) , which Cue thinks is made of water, but Megan (of course) questions (subconsciously knowing it is...

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