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by taixzo
Mon Apr 17, 2017 5:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

Redundancy is molpish, but your web browser doesn't know that.

Redundancy is molpish, but your web browser doesn't know that.
by taixzo
Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

I played around with balthasar's program, and dang, you guys are amazing. I haven't nearly enough patience to transcribe every note manually. Is there a way to automate it so lazy people like me can make songs? Or is it already and I'm missing something? The song I did, by its nature, is quite repe...
by taixzo
Sun Apr 16, 2017 5:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

Just out of curiosity, how many folks are following along with the OTT-spawned DnD game that's now properly underway? What? The game discussion moved to another forum and I missed it? And all this time I was just waiting for things to get going it actually started without me? Nooooooooooooo! So I s...
by taixzo
Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

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. volatile unsigned short tempo = 260; // distance between notes (full note = 48) volatile unsigned char dist = 1; const...
by taixzo
Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

For decree: Definitely the Wintergatan Marble Machine song.
by taixzo
Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

A tree?

New Othercomic. It almost looks like Zach Weinersmith wrote this one.
by taixzo
Sat Apr 08, 2017 4:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

GnomeAnne wrote:New OtherComic.


This reminds me of something:
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RSIR:
(XKCD 1821 + 244)
Spoiler:
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by taixzo
Fri Apr 07, 2017 5:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

I was summoned via PM by a couple of steakish otters in the same week that my co-workers were posting GRR's OtherComics in hipchat. The coincidence was too great and I came by for a molpish hug. And to hand out cupcakes, of course. GRR Martin is doing OtherComics now? :P Go out and get to the place...
by taixzo
Mon Apr 03, 2017 6:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

Also, I'd like to point out that 2 yips ago Reddit created "r/thebutton", which was a button and a timer that was posted, and the timer started counting down from 60 seconds. Each account that existed prior to April 1 that yip was able to click the button once, which reset the timer to 60...
by taixzo
Sun Apr 02, 2017 2:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:The Past is pretty cool! Aday ed moob, aday ed moob...
No, wait, that would mean I'm blitzing backwards...


That sounds like a Latin chant! (Or at least Pig Latin.)
by taixzo
Sun Apr 02, 2017 12:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

In a similar vein to Twitch Plays Pokemon, a new thing is happening on reddit: /r/place . People place single pixels on a canvas; there is a ten-minute timer before you can place another. Various factions and alliances have sprung up. Not strictly RELATED but I think you guys might find it interesti...
by taixzo
Fri Mar 31, 2017 8:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

Thank you. You know, you are the first to pick up on this. But that was to be expected, I mean, this is the XKCD forum. And, if you know Esperanto you will have made my day (what is rest of it at least, maybe even the month, but only because it is the 31st). Sadly I don't, but maybe someOTTer else ...
by taixzo
Wed Mar 29, 2017 12:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:Is it bad that I would actually really like to play Pokémolp and use Molpénets? Sounds like fun!


Wait for it.
by taixzo
Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

GnomeAnne: I see you had a similar idea about your avatar.
by taixzo
Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

Happy (slightly belated) Timiversary, everyone! (I was out of town for the weekend.) Also, welcome back to all the recent de-basementees! Ack, BlitzGirl's back! *scrambles rapidly to hide the rampant punning of the last dozen newpages* Thank you arotenbe for saving the very first newpix - though th...
by taixzo
Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

Taixzo: Are you, still, Iced In? Are you running low on food? I am in fact running low on food. But not because of ice; in fact, the snow and ice have melted, and in fact the weather today was nearly warm. No, I am low on food because the store is over there, and I am over here, and, well, I don't ...
by taixzo
Tue Mar 21, 2017 12:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

A not annual, annual. My mother has a lot of those. Plants in her garden flower when they want to, not when they're supposed to. Unrelated, for prosperity: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=37186 - https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/91011134/OTT/Award%20Funniest%20OTTer2_s.png - http://f...
by taixzo
Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

addams wrote:How are our Posters in the Big White?
You three? Jose, taixzo, macraw...?


There is a lot of ice. I mostly stay inside.
by taixzo
Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

New OtherComic . https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/best_tasting_colors_2x.png Um, no. Wrong. Cherrys do not taste better than raspberries, cotton candy is gross, and popcorn only tastes bad if you buy it from the store already popped. Judging from the listed flavors, these appear to refer to colors (and...
by taixzo
Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

Rain is not so bad, friends. Without rain, everything would be dry, brown and crispy; not at all the cheerful green that happens when rain does. Flowers are that much prettier when covered in fresh raindrops. Rain is nice, when it is rain. Over here we received a large amount of snow, instead. Then...
by taixzo
Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

New OtherComic. chat_systems.png So I wanted to OTTify this, and started from that image file. I do the lettering in my OTTifications by copying Randall's letters from elsewhere in the comic. I was halfway through changing "Slack" to "XKCD Fora", and was looking for an F, when I...
by taixzo
Sat Mar 11, 2017 5:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

The OTT showed up in my dream last night. ggh was telling a story - in what started out as a post on the thread, but later became in person: I was turning on my laptop, but the power didn't work. I looked and there was a little spider climbing up the power cord. I flicked it off, and another one was...
by taixzo
Fri Mar 10, 2017 11:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

New What-if . I suppose this would be even more difficult in the hyper-saline Mediterranean. I wonder whether there would be whales there in Time, and if so how they might have adapted? How would the saltiness compare to the Dead Sea? Also, are there whales in the Mediterranean now? So many questio...
by taixzo
Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

New What-if . I suppose this would be even more difficult in the hyper-saline Mediterranean. I wonder whether there would be whales there in Time, and if so how they might have adapted? How would the saltiness compare to the Dead Sea? Also, are there whales in the Mediterranean now? So many questio...
by taixzo
Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:46 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0156: "Electrofishing for Whales"
Replies: 20
Views: 4021

Re: What-If 0156: "Electrofishing for Whales"

HES wrote:I'm surprised Randall didn't know about the clove oil thing.

Actually, on second thoughts, I'm surprised that I did know about the clove oil thing. Why the hell do I know that?


I feel like I just learned about the clove oil thing last week. Maybe we're all Randall?
by taixzo
Mon Mar 06, 2017 3:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

Does anyone else ever just feel...burnt out on everything? I've gone nowhere on Molpymania (the OTTified Pokemon Go-esque game) for the past four moths despite knowing exactly what I need to do next; I just can't get up the willpower to work on it. Same for all other projects I have, OTT-related or ...
by taixzo
Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:Welcome back home, Addams!

New OtherComic.


Fun fact: On Geekwagon, our scroll wheel does scroll through Time instead of space!
by taixzo
Tue Feb 28, 2017 4:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

This is taking place in 2015, no? It seems strange that all the characters think of "the Internet" as a sort of fringe phenomenon.
by taixzo
Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: Randomness: High. AI: Stupid.

B: Hi2, what happeneD/ TLF: I got lost in the options. TLF: And alttab made the computer not work. Alt-tab can mess up systems if they use (exclusive) full-screen rendering and don't expect to be taken out of it. I encountered this in earlier versions of Factorio, where switching applications would...
by taixzo
Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

Completely off topic, and only slightly related: Does anyone know of a heatless solder or electrically conductive glue? I need to repair a section of wire that was damaged, but it is inside a small cavity and I cannot access the far end of the wire to replace the whole thing, trying to solder it to...
by taixzo
Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: Time for Another Signpost

The Flash has superhuman speed . In other words, he's fast. Raptorish. Like a flash, or „blitzschnell“, (schnell = fast ), as we say in German. The opposite of “fast like a flash” is “slow like a snail”. I think a better English translation of "blitzschnell" would be "lightning-fast&...
by taixzo
Tue Feb 07, 2017 2:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

I believe the original song is forever lost to us, but this remake, by the same artist, is even better. Just Google "we love the thread of Time" He is in a band now, and their debut album is quite good, I just wish it came in vinyl. The original version was literally just the first half o...
by taixzo
Sat Feb 04, 2017 6:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: What about Sandy?

macraw83 wrote:Oh, accidental popage! Hmm... Maybe give ideas for the ChirpingMustard hopepage, or the OTT D&D forum, or the OTT D&D campaign itself, or really anything going on?


Wait, we have an OTT D&D forum? Where is it? I looked on chirpingmustard but could not find it.
by taixzo
Tue Jan 31, 2017 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

New what-if.

I wonder what the effect on the global atmospheric sea level pressure would be after the Mediterranean dried up?
by taixzo
Mon Jan 30, 2017 1:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

I can't remember what I said about playing D&D, but I'm too unsure about what kind of Time I'll have/need to say yes, and too curious/hopeful to say no. Please put me down as an unlikely but hopeful maybe, who also doesn't know how to play (beyond what watching a bit of that campaign ED linked ...
by taixzo
Mon Jan 23, 2017 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

ucim wrote:
ggh wrote:Gnoice!
Is that what a linux user says when they want their drink neat?


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edit: ninja'd
by taixzo
Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1787: "Voice Commands"
Replies: 54
Views: 5729

Re: 1787: "Voice Commands"

I ran it through a python script; it looks like the answer is 209. Here's the code, in case anyone wants to check my work: -=qwertyuiop[]sdfghjkl;'zxcvbn,./_+QWERTYUIOP{}SDFGHJKL:"ZXCVBN<>? []',.pyfgcrl/=oeuidhtns-;qjkxbwvz{}"<>PYFGCRL?+OEUIDHTNS_:QJKXBWVZ' Visually, a cycle of 15, a cycl...
by taixzo
Wed Jan 18, 2017 7:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1787: "Voice Commands"
Replies: 54
Views: 5729

Re: 1787: "Voice Commands"

I have not yet determined how many more rounds of forward dvorak encoding must be performed to return to the original text (I'm sure one of you clever lads or lassies will find out for me), nor which put the minimum possible strain on the vocal cords. Some of the worst mappings may require emergenc...
by taixzo
Wed Jan 18, 2017 5:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

Speaking of RELATED D&D stories reminds me of that of Eric and the Dread Gazebo.
by taixzo
Tue Jan 17, 2017 3:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103379
Views: 24438647

Re: 1190: "Time"

GnomeAnne wrote:And again to say squirpy still sounds like something you would name a squid.


Pshh! That would be a squidpy!

GnomeAnne wrote:Have we decided on a version yet?


I would suggest 5e; it seems a lot easier to pick up than some earlier versions.

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