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by taixzo
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

AluisioASG wrote:A question for car drivers - how do y'all not fall asleep on the highway?


Symphonic Metal.

I blame yappobiscuits for getting me into it.
by taixzo
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi, ChronosDragon! New style of TaT frames is still ong oing. We have it all covered already. http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/aftertime/phys/phys-0022.png elementary model of standard particles... It's time to analyse everything again? Here we see 5 things, which are examples of "everything ...
by taixzo
Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

No idea. Perhaps this otter has a bottle of ICBINGB?

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by taixzo
Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I was trying to see Sustainabilizer's initial image about physics, but the bicyclesonthemoon viewer is broken. Both this link and another link in a post by Jose are not working. :( Did you try using logarithms? Jose I keep going back and re-reading this. I assume there's a joke there, but I'm just ...
by taixzo
Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi Opiboble! I realized that one of the recent Othercomics is actually part 2 of a two-panel comic. http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=57123&mode=view I like to imagine the scientists are the parents/grownups, dealing with the kids' game in their own way. RSIR lava.png edit: pope! Decree:...
by taixzo
Tue Jun 26, 2018 12:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi pelrigg! Hi yappo! New TaT-ONGs!!! The last word of the first speech might be the word for "sea" with a question "mark" (a °), based on m2722-m2727. The response is most likely "Yes." Based on Tresoldi's theories of m2734, the whole phrase looks like it means "...
by taixzo
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

As an Outside hobby, I built little electrical / electo-mechanical things. Two projects I'm currently working on are a augmented-reality display (think Google Glass, but more homemade and bulky), and a glove that reads the position of your fingers so you can play air guitar and actually make music. ...
by taixzo
Sat May 26, 2018 10:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

One link leads to another. (sniff...) A song brings it all back. https://www.dropbox.com/s/ye98q78k3ms8my1/on%20my%20own.m4a I'm so glad Time is also a Musical. sniff...) Life is a journey. Time is a river. The door is ajar. For decree, here's something for the desk: http://fora.xkcd.com/download/f...
by taixzo
Tue May 15, 2018 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

svenman wrote:You all know what to do, of course.


Ch*rp?
by taixzo
Mon May 07, 2018 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

New Othercomic.

This one has some mustard - there's a near-invisible, slightly larger Cueball overlapping and a bit to his left.

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by taixzo
Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

balthasar_s wrote:
taixzo wrote:Ah, now I see the "person sitting at laptop". I was trying to orient it the wrong way in my mind.
Like "laptop sitting at person"?


I was trying to see the window as a laptop screen.
by taixzo
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Ah, now I see the "person sitting at laptop". I was trying to orient it the wrong way in my mind.
by taixzo
Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:Treeish ottification, SilentTimer!
Steakish demustarding, GnomeAnne!

New OtherComic.


Odd that the White Witch
is not a stick figure here.
Pope'd. Decree: Haiku.
by taixzo
Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time": CONSIDER THE HABERDASHERY OF SPAAACE

Thanks, b! I found them as well. Unfortunately, I couldn't get them to work. I installed Python, and it said that I installed pygame as well, but then it said it couldn't find pygame, or something. Curse my lack of <computery stuff> knowledge! This may make it a bit simpler: I compiled it into an a...
by taixzo
Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"; MolpyUpdate!

Count me in! http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=44220 Large parts of t1i are entirely by myself, including grass, molpies, etc. I can tell you which parts. Feel free to use them in the hotdog. Thanks for your help. :) So far, I took everything , including sand platforms, from the OTC – exc...
by taixzo
Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"; mustard in the sky!

[spoiler]At my FFS, I am expected to do S CIENCE . One of my projects is to create a SUSTAINABLE smartphone which ⋅ is made entirely out of freely-available components, ⋅ is running Free Software (Open Source) exclusively, including all device drivers, and ⋅ does not s...
by taixzo
Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:New OtherComic.


Which can also involve waiting for it.

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by taixzo
Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Ooh! I like the new somethings, though I keep falling out of the world trying to get to them.
by taixzo
Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I should probably add Mac instructions: ⋅ Open a Terminal (it's in the Applications folder, under Utilities) ⋅ Type this and press Enter: sudo easy_install pygame It will prompt you for your password. ⋅ Use this command to change to the directory where the game is. For ...
by taixzo
Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 39144995

Re: 1190: "Time"

And Sustainabilizer temporally de-Basements with a hotdog! I've downloaded it, but haven't worked through the <computery stuff> to get it working on my Mac. (it will work on a Mac, right?) I'll play around with it later. Yep! It works on my Mac pretty well. One thing that would be nice to have is s...
by taixzo
Sun Mar 25, 2018 4:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Thank you for the awesomeful Advent!
by taixzo
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

And a fifth of mine.

Hint of upcoming thing.
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by taixzo
Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: Re:

SBN wrote:Nicely springy here today. Hope those with different weather are managing ok.


Well, the power is out, the car is snowed in, and we're low on firewood. Luckily, we still have internet! (through mobile sand radiating microwaves)
by taixzo
Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re:

16. To read isn’t necessarily to analyze, is not necessarily “to understand.” At the swimming pool, we don’t ask the swimmer the composition of the water, the number and distribution of swimmers, or why he’s picked this date to go swimming. We don’t ask him to describe, in mid-crawl, the architectu...
by taixzo
Sat Mar 10, 2018 11:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Oh, and taking another look at the Wintergatan marble machine video, this other video also showed up. In theory, there's no difference between theory and practice, but in practice, there is. Edit: there's a real one . Jose Martin from Wintergatan has said that that video was one of his main inspira...
by taixzo
Wed Mar 07, 2018 3:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Wow! Reminds me of some of the soundtracks to the Wintergatan videos.
by taixzo
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

ucim wrote:
addams wrote:Keep looking Up, EveryOTTer.
...spiders might be dangling right above you!

Jose


Thanks, I am now compulsively checking the ceiling every few minutes.

Edit: and it seems I may have good reason to do so.
by taixzo
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Indeed, it's even Megan's weapon of choice.

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by taixzo
Thu Feb 08, 2018 2:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: Time: THE CHRONOCORP BRAINSLUG FRAME IS THE BEST BRAINSLUG FRAME.

The yip-long Superbowl livestream is now officially a thing; watch here . Currently on frame 2718 of 366,040 (1m30s of 3h24m40s). Frame 2708 was a cut. https://yearlongsuperbowl.com/favicon-32x32.png nice favicon This is Waiting for the impatient -- only 85.45 seconds per frame! That's about 21 tim...
by taixzo
Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

It does really remind one of Time, doesn't it.

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by taixzo
Mon Feb 05, 2018 12:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Newbie question: quite noticeably, many of the "NewPage" posts around NP 500 have slipped back 5-10 posts onto the previous page. I know posts got bumped forwards when a newbie post was approved, but why have so many slipped backwards? I believe that happens when a post is deleted. There ...
by taixzo
Sun Feb 04, 2018 2:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Interesting that just after the robot turned up in BSTA a robot competition turned up in the OTT.

For anyone interested in space, the Falcon Havy is scheduled to launch this Tuesday, barring unforseen delays. It will be the most powerful rocket launched since the Saturn V!
by taixzo
Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Today, the Book of Aubron shows a weird "pageok" page. Anyone recalls what it looked like back when it actually worked? I remember it being originally a rainbow page, with the OTC automatically playing (like a .gif) in the middle of it. Later on it got controls to pause, reverse, etc. ......
by taixzo
Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

The weather here has been in the single digits Fahrenheit above zero since Christmas. Frosty.

80236. Is this a alternate universe computer? Intel made the 80286, which basically kicked off the PC era. Never heard of a 80236 though.
by taixzo
Sat Dec 23, 2017 4:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 39144995

Re: 1190: "Time"

I can see the newpix-o-meter!
by taixzo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Bring forth the fatted tofu!
by taixzo
Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

It has snowed here. The roads basically shut down yesterday, because apparently nobody has ever seen snow before, despite this (the first snowfall) happening every year.
by taixzo
Sat Dec 16, 2017 2:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

*sends hugs*
by taixzo
Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Gingercat wrote:My Sand Garden decided to have a bit of fun with me.

I came back to it this morning to find...

This.

Spoiler:
SandGarden.jpg


Trees don't normally look like that in the Garden, no, no.


It's a happy little tree! Actually, I suppose it's a happy big tree.
by taixzo
Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi Aluisio!

I'm a hat.

Edit: Pope! Decree: hats.

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