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by moody7277
Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50211882

Re: 1190: "Time"

From NP403:

Image

The Quest is declared!

--newpixbot's somewhat controversial debut has smoothed a bit

--buffygirl's hat making was in full swing
by moody7277
Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2141: "UI vs UX"
Replies: 17
Views: 2042

Re: 2141: "UI vs UX"

I'm interested in the cardinality of unprintability; why is the second glyph more unprintable than the first?
by moody7277
Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:29 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)
Replies: 7487
Views: 819339

Re: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)

Unlikely Superheroes and Improbable Supervillains Super strength? No. Super speed? If only. Flight? Yeah, right. When it came to the superpower lottery, your ticket said "Please play again." But when the forces of evil rise up and all of the A-list superheroes are busy, who will stand aga...
by moody7277
Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50211882

Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:New OtherComic.


Wanna see the javascript?
by moody7277
Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2137: "Text Entry"
Replies: 34
Views: 4174

Re: 2137: "Text Entry"

It's only been a couple months since I got a TV with a browser so that I could find out the utter joy described by this comic.
by moody7277
Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50211882

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ruy Lopez OpenONG

cymk wrote:Image

Joshua wrote:

Code: Select all

How about a nice game of Chess?
by moody7277
Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50211882

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/aftertime/phys/phys-0084.png Singularity discussion on the release of the black hole picture is another baobabish coincidence for this comic. Seen on my way to NP291 --dimensionality of the OTC is discussed --the origins of Bishops and Knights, which is foreshadow...
by moody7277
Mon Apr 08, 2019 2:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50211882

Re: 1190: "Time"

@ucim: It is a more or less real time reread of the OTT, whatever ecclesiastic term you want to use for it. Right now I'm on NP269 reading about the invasion of the Poles.
by moody7277
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50211882

Re: 1190: "Time"

Greetings from NP237 --the (mod-induced) Madness has ended, but some of the effects linger --the first riddle of the OTC has appeared about the river being farther away --BlitzGirl's quest begins, Kieryn displays his data, mscha fires up his difference engine --footnote labyrinths make their appeara...
by moody7277
Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50211882

Re: 1190: "Time"

Artist's conception of the final bout in the emojidome:

Image

Spoiler:
night pricklymolp.png
by moody7277
Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:49 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game - Day 3

So I think my main issues were being the one to finish somi D1, and completely ignoring jimbob D2. That first part goes into the "voting shenanigans" file for scum behavior. I had high hopes when I saw me and jimbob were scum together again, guess the LaserGuy factor was missing from our w...
by moody7277
Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:00 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32764
Views: 2561003

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

wam's simple So, questions about what happened since I am no longer in the loop: Looks like jimbob's post was that plytho was the supposed NK, so there are two options, a. mpolo blocked plytho because of wagon stuff in which case that's the likely D3 lynch and confusion when game doesn't...
by moody7277
Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50211882

Re: 1190: "Time"

So, some things seen in the thread since I last posted: -- the apotheosis of GLR happened around NP100 --shortly there after, all four elements of the sea (which is big) had been invented --there was a bit of mustard around np256 --we are deep in the Madness, which has inspired some and discouraged ...
by moody7277
Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:52 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32764
Views: 2561003

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

For that game, Sabrar's posting rate is considered "average".
by moody7277
Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:21 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game - day 2

So I vote D1 to break a tie and that gets me in trouble. I wait to see if mpolo or Madge show up to make their decision while having my vote where I want it, and I'm still in trouble. When mpolo does show up and any further action I might take would end up in a NL...well you get the picture. Congrat...
by moody7277
Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:58 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game - day 2

Well, since I may not get another post in before deadline...

Vote: plytho
by moody7277
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:49 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game - day 2

plytho post 1: rv LaserGuy post 2: fluff post 3: preferred setup has 2 vanilla mafia vs doc and RB post 4: most feared setup post 5: cuts through the whole "sneaky code" issue post 6: fluff and an aside comment on jimbob being scum post 7: jimbob "trying to act townie", also does...
by moody7277
Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50211882

Re: 1190: "Time"

Started another real-time read through of the OTT, and am rediscovering a couple things: --One of our favorite memes is the goat of NP49 --It is amazing how early the neologism "newpix" came into being, and how naturally it was adopted. --On the steambottlish side, some of the early chroni...
by moody7277
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:35 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game - day 2

@Moody - how did you decide the order of who to cynical view read? It seems like you went for the low-hanging fruit to me (i.e. those with low content), aside from LaserGuy (who you were explicitly asked to look at, IIRC). Why have you not done a read of plytho in the same manner? Why has your opin...
by moody7277
Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:45 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game - day 2

plytho wrote: @moody: do you have an opinion on jimbob?


Well, based on PoE, scum have to be in {Madge, jimbob, plytho}.
by moody7277
Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game - day 2

@plytho: Caveat: this kind of post-hoc analysis is a bit fraught As of 15Mar 430pm somi -0.5 to +4.5, jimbob +1 somi post 5: decides to stop the HG2G thing, removes RV. comments on the jimbob-somi idea, says he knows it is wrong due to being town, but doesn't believe jimbob to be scum. couple of oth...
by moody7277
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:36 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game - day 2

Are you convinced plytho is scum? The phrasing here kind of feels like "so plytho is scum, just need to figure out who the buddy is". I'm not convinced. There's been a couple of things that I thought were peculiar, most recently his dismissal of your perfectly reasonable explanation of wh...
by moody7277
Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:43 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game - day 2

Watching the debate between LG and Sabrar, but I'm fairly sure I'm not going to get anything more from it. As most people realize, I am firmly on #TeamLG, the only thing left for me is whether or not Sabrar's tunneling is town or not. Next bit of homework for me is to get my thoughts together on the...
by moody7277
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game - day 2

mpolo post 1: confirm post 2: distillation of the setup post 3: prefers least powerful mafia setup post 4: gets caught up in the "sneaky code" thing post 5: admits searching for scum codes would be useless Liked the contemporary post which said scum were going to know regardless, which is ...
by moody7277
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game

Madge post 1: RV bessie post 2: "claim"s town, scum!Sabrar would ask about codes privately, likes mpolo, soooo many paretheses post 3: likes the roleplaying in general, mpolo NAI post 4: doesn't like Sabrar asking her about a pseudo-vig, reluctantly says mpolo post 5: dubious of early ...
by moody7277
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:00 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game

@jimbob: I'm still in favor of a mpolo-Madge team. mpolo has been squirrelly all game, and Madge meta is good for D1 only. On the plytho issue, I haven't done a deep dive on it yet; to me that latest post about it just got folded into the Sabrar-LG war.
by moody7277
Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game

I'm a little unsure as to what you are getting at here. You are saying that you are concerned by his shift in reads, because you can't fudge wagon analysis, right? If he'd opened with "oh, looks like I got my D1 reads wrong", would that have made any difference? Does the fact that he's tr...
by moody7277
Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:59 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game

Of the points Sabrar brings up, the part about the rapid shift in reads from D1 to D2 is the most concerning. You would think the facts of the wagon would at least have some overlap with his reads, unless he's had a Vicarin level misread. Wagon analysis is something you can't fudge very much because...
by moody7277
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:41 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game

LaserGuy post 0: confirm post 1: RV Madge (although I like the reasoning on it :P) post 2: decides to reaction test me since he is troubled by his read on me post 3: continues reaction test on me, responds to Sabrar's poke that he has left RVS post 4: seems satisfied with his test of me,...
by moody7277
Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:43 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game

Well, my 30,000 foot view of it is that Sabrar is running around like the insanity puppy meme his avatar reminds my of, while LaserGuy has been (pretending to be?) reasonable. I'll put Cynical View on a post by post of LaserGuy to see if I can get what Sabrar is seeing in him. @Sabrar: could you pre...
by moody7277
Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2126: "Google Trends Maps"
Replies: 18
Views: 4026

Re: 2126: "Google Trends Maps"

That last graph looks way too useful to fit in with the rest of them.
by moody7277
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:32 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game

Putting up the end of day votals, since they are on the last page and seem to be the trending discussion: Bessie - 1 - madge, Somitomi - 3 - Bessie, laserguy, moody7277 Jimbobmacdoodle - 2 - plytho, mpolo Laserguy - 2 - sabrar, somitomi Plytho - 1 - Jimbobmacdoodle Not that those are immediately hel...
by moody7277
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:07 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game

Anxious puppy needs some Sleepy Time tea badly.
by moody7277
Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:15 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32764
Views: 2561003

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

wam's simple game

Spoiler:
Look at it this way bessie, now you have more time for your outside stuff. :twisted: :P
by moody7277
Tue Mar 19, 2019 5:58 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game

Of the three people at 2 votes, my worst read is somi, so I guess that's my play.

Unvote

Vote: somitomi
by moody7277
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:45 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game

Sabrar wrote:@moody: who is your top 2 for scum? Are there any big changes to your previous reads?


Well, the error bars on Madge aren't getting any smaller. :lol: somi is starting to settle at the bottom of my range on him, so he and mpolo are my top 2.
by moody7277
Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:11 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game

Major trends I'm seeing: -Sabrar is scum reading LaserGuy, LaserGuy doesn't seem to be reciprocating. -LaserGuy is scum reading jimbob based on his case of mudslinging, plytho seems to be sheeping this a bit credulously. (moderated in reads post) -somi is getting attention due to alleged connections...
by moody7277
Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:05 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game

So looks like I was right about bored!somi. Content is looking better, although the timing of the waffle re jimbob is something to keep in the back of my head. About the Madge read, I would have figured the large error bars would indicate why there wasn't a more definitive verdict on her. @ bessie :...
by moody7277
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:24 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game

mpolo- basic setup spec, likes least powerful mafia setup, gets distracted by the crypto scum signalling issue, befuddled by the roleplay. very superficial posts, must do better (-2) plytho- RV LaserGuy, opinions on setup, pessimistic that scum will know results of rolecop, suspicious of jimbob, vot...
by moody7277
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:27 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16897

Re: Wams belated simple game

bessie- playing as Madge this game, RV her then somi, lot of discussion with jimbob, only strong opinion she's made is scum!Sabrar. overall is a slight town lean (+3) jimbob- RV me, code hunting useless, reads being concerned about somi and bessie, Sabrar townie, votes plytho. some responses, asks m...

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