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by balthasar_s
Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

ggh wrote:when Geekwagon went down, Randall decided to make his own viewer, but he hasn't gotten very far yet.
Geekwagon returned.
by balthasar_s
Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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undercontexts

When I made the STAF play sounds I started with this: https://youtu.be/HgVxmvwmqPM So yesterday I reimplemented it with my new program so that I can now compare: then 0.wav.zip now nvstg.wav.zip //tempo = 37500 / bpm - 1 //(1/4 note per minute) volatile unsigned short tempo = 334; //112bpm // distan...
by balthasar_s
Sat Apr 15, 2017 11:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

So I started playing around with Balthasar's program, and one thing led to another and now it's five hours later and I've programmed the entirety of the Marble Machine song into it. ! Wow. I'm impressed. I will upload it on the actual machine and check how it sounds then. You might want to add one ...
by balthasar_s
Fri Apr 14, 2017 2:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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how about some music please

Also, pope. Decree: Tell us a piece of music you'd like to be covered on the balthawavegenerator. No. But, if you want some music to be played by this you can do it yourself. How? Download this: ui.zip Don't worry, you don't need to know about programming to do this. You only need to understand...
by balthasar_s
Wed Apr 12, 2017 5:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Was that mostly a joke, or will you not be able to put it here because someone might see it? That was a joke. But. This is a device which is not being sold yet. In this video the machine is seen. This is considered to be secret information by my FFS. When this is available to buy in markets then it...
by balthasar_s
Tue Apr 11, 2017 8:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
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Very slow investigation

I made a custom software for a device produced by my FFS. It can play music now. It can play up to 4 notes at the same time. I made a video recording. But because the machine is still in development and it's not being sold yet I think I should not post the video publicly. If someone wants to see th...
by balthasar_s
Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
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Re: 1190: "Time"

And does the ceiling above where b is, slope down to meet that wall on the lower landing? http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=54578 I wonder if the house ends beyond the wall on the left, or if there's something there. A walkin closet maybe? Here is a quick drawing of the whole floor: http:...
by balthasar_s
Mon Apr 10, 2017 6:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
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Musical machines

Recently, I got a "great idea". (not very related) I want to make a similar (to the STAF-PWM-soundgenerator) music-playing software... for a device produced by my FFS. I did it! I made a custom software for a device produced by my FFS. It can play music now. It can play up to 4 no...
by balthasar_s
Sat Apr 08, 2017 9:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I think the STAF and your bots belong on that page too. If you want to direct me to the best photos of them, I'll add them. Otherwise, you'll have to Wait for it. I went through my attachment list and made a list of pictures of actual things which I made and posted to the OTT (of course not everyth...
by balthasar_s
Fri Apr 07, 2017 7:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
Views: 30227602

Re: 1190: "Time"

Luckily, both things are possible here.
Sometimes even at the same time.
by balthasar_s
Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
Views: 30227602

Re: 1190: "Time"

There are enough multiverses for everyone.
by balthasar_s
Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
Views: 30227602

Re: 1190: "Time"

-A different browser doesn't seem to work (I only have Chrome and Internet Explorer) -Other computers don't work -A different network works -I'm on vacation in England and other computers don't work. I haven't tested in countries other than England and France Conclusion: I have a small warphole/tem...
by balthasar_s
Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
Views: 30227602

Re: 1190: "Time"

112358, If I understand correctly, you have some numbers confirmed. A good thing to do is to check how local/universal this is. Try in a different browser. A different computer. From a different network. Make other people from other places on the world access the same URLs. And compare the results. ...
by balthasar_s
Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
Views: 30227602

Re: 1190: "Time"

Somewhere between the onging of BSTA 40 and BSTA 43, you seem to have added between one and three frames, and then after 43 was onged you added another 12-14 (for a total of 15). Care to confirm what the actual numbers were? Sorry, but no. The ong happened while I was in the middle of making and up...
by balthasar_s
Tue Apr 04, 2017 10:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
Views: 30227602

tm

As lmjb already said, we managed to meet in Dresden. So cool, to enter a train and go meet some otters. Just like that! Had to get up early (3:40AM) Left home at 4:15. Went to the city by bike. Streets completely empty. I put on small headphones and turn on the radio. I'm very curious what the radio...
by balthasar_s
Mon Apr 03, 2017 3:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
Views: 30227602

Re: 1190: "Tie me"

Am I close? Yes. 3600 - correct 97 - no, 98. Frame 98 is on a different piece of paper than 97 and frames start from 0. As you can see, the times are constantly increasing. This is because in recent times there is a lot things happening and I cust can't find time to draw some more frames in peace. ...
by balthasar_s
Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
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Re: 1190: "Time"

! ! !
I knew this reminds me of something.
Now I know.
It reminds me of the beginnings leading to the discovering of bftf, bsta, botteriada...

Will we get another story-shaped-thing?
That would be really nice.
by balthasar_s
Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
Views: 30227602

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hahaha! Hilarious seeing the shoe on the other foot! ? The beanie I received i Germany in 2015. I lost it. And I found itn. But it was not the same any more. I most likely lost it on Thursday on the way home from the train station. Yesterday I couldn't find it. Today morning I went to the train and...
by balthasar_s
Sat Apr 01, 2017 1:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
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Re: Young potato farm...

Hmm, balthasar has changed his drawing style. I wanted to comment on this but at first I didn't see the image at all. http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=54468&mode=view Then I noticed that this "image" is actually a html document with some Javascript which replaces it with th...
by balthasar_s
Wed Mar 29, 2017 3:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
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Re: Have a nice trip and watch out for batmans.

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by balthasar_s
Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
Views: 30227602

Have a nice trip and watch out for batmans.

Sooo, then... if someone posts the ONG right away, and lots of OTTers see, but no one else clicks through, then it's up to the Googlebots and such to get the count up to 3? Yes, this is correct. In bftf the viewtrigger was connected to the picture. Here, the picture is only part of an ong. That's w...
by balthasar_s
Wed Mar 29, 2017 4:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
Views: 30227602

bOTTeriada goes ONG

the mr*bdex story cONGtinues. here locked in an eternal tridracologic stalemate; or we can give them some berries and assure them we won't eat them, emulating the legendary Megan of the Ancient Frames; or we can attempt capture with Molpénets. You do have your Molpénets with you-- ... ?" "...
by balthasar_s
Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
Views: 30227602

Re: Basement Blindpost

and b_s has been supplying us with a steady diet of puzzles and stories as well Don't eat puzzles! @balthasar_s , sorry if Q04B was a bit frustrating. I think the purpose was to have the tiles be a surprise. The total number of Q04B tiles is approximately log 2 ( the Sea ). Timborme b played for 16...
by balthasar_s
Sun Mar 26, 2017 3:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
Views: 30227602

Re: 1190: "Time"

I do not know how to UNG yet... ggh already showed how to do it with mrobreplay and mschaviewer. Here is how to do it with my viewer: ⋅ Go to the aftertime viewer . ⋅ Select a story ( Time , in this case) form "Go to story" and click "GO". ⋅ Click &...
by balthasar_s
Sun Mar 26, 2017 9:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hey balthastoryteller (or others), do you happen to have a link to that awesomeful attachment-module script? I seem to have lost mine in the basement and it's very helpful for adding redundakitties and such. Here http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/script/ . But after the fomums' phpBB software was ...
by balthasar_s
Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
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Downward movement starts playing

GnomeAnne wrote:Is Fantastic Idea's new name a prelude to this year's madness?
I think so.
I was wondering why the madness isn't here yet.
It's time for my wheelephant avatar again.
by balthasar_s
Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: NJ in the 80s

ggh wrote: b didn't forget.
I don't know what you mean by this.
by balthasar_s
Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190 - Time: Beesnakes on Every plane.

ggh wrote:is it also a typo that the gif says "It will connect our games by Coincedence" but the fq box corrects the spelling?
balthasar_s wrote:I can't understand how I managed to make a handwritten typo.
ETA:I just noticed another one...
by balthasar_s
Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
Views: 30227602

Re: 1190: "Time"

The frame has changed too. I not only made a typo when writing the text on my computer. I also made a typo when writing this on paper. typo-000067.jpg While the typo is understandable (I and O are very close on the keyboard and it's easy to press them in wrong order) I can't understand how I managed...
by balthasar_s
Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30227602

Re: 1190: "Time"

I wonder how hard it would be for b_s to set up a mirror of the rorrim that is scripted to only have posts that occurred over N yips ago, where N is user-selectable. In this mirror? not so easy. In the next version which I will make I don't know when? should be easy. Speaking of mirrors, It's proba...
by balthasar_s
Sun Mar 19, 2017 4:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
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Re: The Chronicles of Torgos, Vol. 12

Recently, I got a "great idea". (not very related) I want to make a similar (to the STAF-PWM-soundgenerator) music-playing software... for a device produced by my FFS. I got access to a damaged board with the same proessor, and I installed (after downloading and compiling)...
by balthasar_s
Fri Mar 17, 2017 4:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
Views: 30227602

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hey balthasar, wanna correct my reading again? I know that my guess at that first sentence is terrible.... B: Zakłada m, że nie obchodzi ci ę współzawodnictwo głazowców. FTH: Ani trochę. FTH: To tylko pretekst, by robi ć roboty programujące roboty. B: :) B: Tak, z a granie w to to dobry pomysł. FTH...
by balthasar_s
Thu Mar 16, 2017 4:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

w ogóle. B: jak to? FTH: te g ł azoludy. Rywa l iz u j ą za pomocą robotó w . FTH: Możesz budować roboty FTH: I programować je, by robi ł y rzeczy. FTH: Możesz je zaprogramować do budowania kolejnych robotów. FTH: I umie s zczania w nich programów. but some of these don't google-translate (glazolud...
by balthasar_s
Wed Mar 15, 2017 5:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
Views: 30227602

bOTTeriada goes ONG

the mr*bdex story cONGtinues. "Grass beats Water, Water beats Fire, and Fire beats Grass. Everyone knows that. It's the oldest power-triad, as you'll doubtless know." "Nah, we're not really into Pokémolp,"^{15} quipped Mrorl. "Putting imaginary hotdogs aside for the moment, ...
by balthasar_s
Mon Mar 13, 2017 11:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
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Re: 1190: "Time"

While you're here, balthaedalus, I have a Coincidence/chat room question. In my limited experience chatting, I thought that if I wasn't joined in, I didn't see what was being said. On Before: 2 though, FTH joins and immediately responds to something AP said before FTH had joined. How does it work? ...
by balthasar_s
Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30227602

Re: 1190: "Time"

I don't understand the reference. :( But, 2008 is a hint? There was a made up character (lego) that we (I, my sisters, my cousin) called Haker Fred (Fred the hacker). He had a truck for towing cars. Such a truck ends wit a hook ("hak") that's why he was jokingly called a hacker (" ha...
by balthasar_s
Sat Mar 11, 2017 7:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Double RNM http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=54275&mode=view 2xrnm.png ↶ umm...I'm interested in The Bodily Fluid Story. My University Education is in Medical Stuff. Even bodily fluids have stories now? Kind of related? My cousin wants to go to an event soon, while dressed as a charact...
by balthasar_s
Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time": DID ANYONE NOTICE THE RABTOR?

Unrelatedly, for your REDUNDANT bike light, have you considered using a diode bridge instead of a single diode, so you can get full-wave rectification? The complexity you add is marginal, and it wouldn't blink as much if you used a smaller capacitor. But then the redundant light and the regular lig...
by balthasar_s
Fri Mar 10, 2017 1:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104958
Views: 30227602

Re: 1190: "Time"

addams wrote:You must tell us Stories.
!

One of my sisters.
She likes music.
She sings; she plays on a piano.
Recently, she decided that she would like to also try a guitar.
She needs a guitar for this. (We have one but it's not in a very good state).
Just a few days later
she wins a guitar on a competition.

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