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by ggh
Sun Jan 07, 2018 1:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

balthasar_s wrote:
ggh wrote:Hey, Balthasar... so there's this language that the Beanies speak....

:D
... I'm still figuring out English ...

That makes you better suited.

But I might be afk for a week or so - could you do me a favour and not announce the solution until I get back? I don't want to miss it. :)
by ggh
Sat Jan 06, 2018 7:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

So this looks awesomeful, eh? *puts the bubbly in the fridge* I'm totally looking forward to a little free time with no interruptions to have a leisurely read through of the solution. :) Then it's going to be so amazing to know that there's only one more big mystery of the OTC. Hey, Balthasar... so ...
by ggh
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Thanks, balthasar! OMR - your pattern and my pattern agree! Adding those invisible 16 before the last group wasn't madness. This is... I'm excited. The OTT is going to break this chirper. There's still a problem with the extra 16 that bugs me, but I'm gonna try to put it out of my mind for now. Okay...
by ggh
Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Huh. That prediction agrees completely with my descending 20's posted above for 2022-2026, but looks a lot more convincing. I don't have a spreadsheety thing - could you back-propagate the sequences back to 1970 using your method to see if there's any credence there for the padding to 64? 1970... hu...
by ggh
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Sloshers aren't very exciting I'm afraid. (In fact perhaps the most exciting thing about them is my mental image of Addams and Jose jockeying for position on the comfy chair.) My contribution to the epilogue exploration was to be really irritated by the almost-symmetries that slinches had noted. It ...
by ggh
Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Yay - it's hujackus! And he's predicting the same sequence I am. :) (Which isn't so surprising, considering that I'm mostly basing my predictions on his treeish pattern-matching .) I am a little curious: I thought you'd lean towards pulling 2018 from the f column of the hexadecimal extrapolation, b...
by ggh
Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Yay - it's hujackus! And he's predicting the same sequence I am. :) (Which isn't so surprising, considering that I'm mostly basing my predictions on his treeish pattern-matching .) I am a little curious: I thought you'd lean towards pulling 2018 from the f column of the hexadecimal extrapolation, bu...
by ggh
Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Happy New Year, y'all! Sticky Beak!? Who knew? You knew! Truth be told, I didn't know. But now I do. Thanks, Addams! Green is not a creative color . In searching for a proper reply to this, I somehow ended up at a painting of Justin Bieber nude with a pancake in front of the juicy syrupy bits, and ...
by ggh
Tue Dec 26, 2017 6:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Well, now I've got mrob's OTTified "Chiron Beta Prime" in my head. Neat. :) Christmas in Wellington was pretty ace as usual. We didn't get to go swimming, but there was lots of eating (including some yummy shrimp off the barbie), enjoyment of sunshine, kids playing in the hammock, and pers...
by ggh
Sun Dec 24, 2017 2:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Help!
Too. Many. Cookies.


(also, Merry Christmas!)
by ggh
Fri Dec 15, 2017 2:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm in.
by ggh
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"; 2 colors

will the frame around the image in the image turn that orangey brown? Such an effect can be achieved, actually: http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/test-000185.htm (to see this correctly you might need to do a hard refresh , that's because it required a small change in the bsta css Super-treeis...
by ggh
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ok http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000186.png In the meantime I can let you play a game. A game? That sounds like fun, and maybe a bit recursive. :) These last two frames are a nice reminder of the pretty blue framing of the BSTA page. If we look at the image in the image when we're pl...
by ggh
Sat Dec 02, 2017 5:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Where are they?!
Image

I don't know where these characters are now.

I'm afraid this means you cannot continue being that girl now.
(Or that guy)


Oh dear.

(Yes, I am still in the basement. Sorry.)
by ggh
Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Lifemustard, strife-flustered,
Our Mighty Troubadour
Battles on bravely and
Takes all the hits.

Into our bosom he
Unhesitatingly
Flies and we gleefully
Hug him to bits.
by ggh
Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Probably more confusing for all of us. :)
by ggh
Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm in the basement. I'm not coming out yet. I see the news, and silently hope that SBN, and any other other OTTers in the path of zancleanness will be safe and dry, but there's no rule against hoping in the basement, is there? My US trip is nearly over, and when I return to NZ there will be ketchup...
by ggh
Sat Aug 05, 2017 4:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1870: "Emoji Movie Reviews"
Replies: 53
Views: 7142

Re: 1870: "Emoji Movie Reviews"

I'm not 100% sure, but I think I've never seen a movie on a phone. I have seen several of the Fast and Furious movies though, and liked them. Formats and circumstances do really affect the enjoyment of some movies, perhaps none moreso than the drive-in (though drunk is at least a close second) so I ...
by ggh
Sat Aug 05, 2017 5:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1870: "Emoji Movie Reviews"
Replies: 53
Views: 7142

Re: 1870: "Emoji Movie Reviews"

Just saw the movie at a drive-in. Enjoyed it.
by ggh
Fri Aug 04, 2017 5:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: Missing elephant.

Place bike on car
Image

But first you have to put down the things you were holding.
You need your hands.


Ok, place bike on car now
Image

by ggh
Sat Jul 29, 2017 1:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Holding up one's tea of course! https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/f9/3a/23/f93a2393c4a09eb0b2d62c552b78925a--clock-table-decorating-ideas.jpg Continue http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000130.png You started moving forward and it makes you very confident. You feel like nothing can...
by ggh
Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Didn't want to mention it at the Time, but I imagine "Expando" is pretty popular.
by ggh
Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

https://i.amz.mshcdn.com/0Sq6SGdiBYXV9eOkRCbbyvRd_SA=/950x534/filters:quality(90)/2014%2F12%2F20%2F8d%2FAnnapolisFl.cbe9b.jpg I'm with you taixzo - I never expect it this early.... I had a big smile at the van, balthasar, though I do feel a bit sheepish knowing that when I say I'm actually going to...
by ggh
Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Leave the room http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000129.png You finally leave your room. Now the events can start taking place. Don't fall! http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/e0b73edcfad9fee493881ba01ed930a0d4d15d126f233b2838c4f1cdcc83b158.png Suppose any Cueganites remembered to bring the...
by ggh
Sun Jul 23, 2017 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Also take the wheelephant
Image

Instead of leaving your room you take the action figure which you will not need in this trip at all.
Great use of your time.


I find it thematically appropriate to post this frame.
by ggh
Tue Jul 18, 2017 10:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 37282600

Re: An old Joe and a young Joe that are brothers.

This however, would not be so Treeish. Two brothers with the same name? That sounds like a nightmare. What we're their parents thinking? Was one adopted, or did it happen intentionally? There is a precedent . Heh - I thought that was going to be a link to this I'm sorry I basemented. I've been list...
by ggh
Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

I thought I did up until you said "if you know what I mean." Relocate the name-thing http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000114.png The what? Ah, the scarf with your name on it. You place it in your drawer. It will be safe there. Now, when you don't have to worry about names any m...
by ggh
Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Molpish thoughts on the way. And wishes for sunshine and lovely moons and lots of pretty blooms to look in on her along with her friends.
by ggh
Tue Jun 13, 2017 2:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Relocate the name-thing http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000109.png She has a better idea what to do with it. Who would have expected that this is such a nice thing to wear on your neck? Unfortunately, this means you will not learn the name. Gee I guess that makes the decree: What have ...
by ggh
Sun Jun 11, 2017 12:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: Watching the clock...

Could you bring it a little lower, please?
Image

Oh, thanks, dear new girl. That's very nice of you.

See? She's perfect!
by ggh
Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Of course your mother is shipping you.
by ggh
Mon Jun 05, 2017 1:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

I don't want a player on the bsta page. Interesting. That was a response to GnomeAnne's writings about embedding a player for the .wav attachments on the bsta viewer page. Yes, I thought it was interesting that you didn't want that. But then, I don't really know what it entails. Okay, I'm officiall...
by ggh
Sun Jun 04, 2017 9:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

A girl is sitting on her desk. For her, this day, the 23rd of June 2011 is a day like any other. [04:27:05] >Really? Okay, I'm officially shipping them. I was trying to resist, but unless she's his sister, I can't help it. The "Really?" has made me admit it. Hey thunk, did you really have...
by ggh
Sun Jun 04, 2017 5:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Here's some um...answers to that. The rainbow dash head may be patzer's. She used that image before but you might want to look for an orange Klein bottle too. The wowtree is Edo. For cupcakes you probably want Valarya. The blue peacock-cat at E6.5 is Vytron's profile. I also used that for a...
by ggh
Sun Jun 04, 2017 1:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Remember balthasar's avatar that looked like an elephant with a monocle on wheels? Hold on, where was it?... ETA: try here . The explanation is in the spoiler, and if you click on that first link quoted by Sustainabilizer, the avatar is included at the bottom of that linked post. ETA: I watched one ...
by ggh
Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

mrob - thank you so much for adding those to the wiki page! I've been feeling a bit overwhelmed this past week. (It's not really justified - I'm not especially busy.) There are a few that need small tweaks to be complete: these are references to specific OTTers: ⋅ otter C,8 ⋅ MyF...
by ggh
Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Bwahaha! Don't mind me balthasar - my mind just started down the wrong track from the moment you said, "A little related to this", and it all just seemed funnier and funnier. [10:05:27] >Find someone else to be Ooh - the possibilities! I kinda want to be TLF, but then I think that would pr...
by ggh
Fri Jun 02, 2017 5:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

ROFL

Oh god, I just looked at your avatar. I am crying.
by ggh
Fri Jun 02, 2017 12:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm pretty sure a new bsta is out, but I can't get to the moonbase to check. Same here, but it looked like this: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=54875&mode=view And the TUNO showed that balthasar has uploaded another 5 or 6 frames. :) ETA: Just realized what made BlitzGirl go "...
by ggh
Tue May 30, 2017 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106138
Views: 37282600

Re: 1190: "Time"

That's Kieryn all right. :) Hmm, I just looked back at my xkcd directory (which really is my OTT directory) and findTheOtter was created 29/09/2014. I've only got 1 file version for each of December and January, so I guess I didn't work on it while the Little Wonder's dad was visiting - makes sense....

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