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by Eternal Density
Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
Views: 37238006

Re: 1190: "Time" "Pants"

I may have mentioned playing a card based hotdog with my family called Bring Your Own Book , which involves looking in a book for words which match a prompt. We played again tonip and one particularly notable (and RELATED ) prompt was "A sentence which sounds funnier if you replace a word with ...
by Eternal Density
Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1978: "Congressional Testimony"
Replies: 21
Views: 3622

Re: 1978: "Congressional Testimony regarding Best Terminator"

I'm surprised we lasted this long discussing Terminator and No-Cameron reality without anyone signing their post "-Summer Glau".
by Eternal Density
Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1976: "Friendly Questions"
Replies: 35
Views: 4668

Re: 1976: "Friendly Questions"

heuristically_alone wrote:Snapchat-1194866448.jpg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9vuBiW7lfY
enjoy
by Eternal Density
Thu Apr 05, 2018 6:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1976: "Friendly Questions"
Replies: 35
Views: 4668

Re: 1976: "Friendly Questions"

How many... breads... have you eaten?
by Eternal Density
Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1975: "Right Click"
Replies: 42
Views: 11311

Re: 1975: "Right Click"

I remember clicking C-Remover but I don't remember it doing anything.

Also I never found Who's on First. Oops.
by Eternal Density
Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
Views: 37238006

Re: 1190: "T>i>me"

I don't think the thwapstick is supported on Chromebook :( That's weird. It works in Chrome on my Android phone. Just have to use long click instead of right click. But navigating the submenus on mobile is rather steambottlish, much molpier on desktop. EDIT: Holy GLR, what did I do? I hit "quo...
by Eternal Density
Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1975: "Right Click"
Replies: 42
Views: 11311

Re: 1975: "Right Click"

Oh, I discovered what I did to unlock the save: I discovered the easter egg basket (which my brother tells me was at the finish of ADVENT.EXE) deep in Mornington Crescent. Edit: not so deep: Euston > Warren Street > Oxford Circus > Green Park > Victoria > Pimlico > Vauxhall > Easter Basket
by Eternal Density
Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
Views: 37238006

Re: 1190: "Mornington Time"

I don't think the thwapstick is supported on Chromebook :(
by Eternal Density
Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1975: "Right Click"
Replies: 42
Views: 11311

Re: 1975: "Right Click"

Um... I got the save option but I'm not sure how. I haven't finished ADVENT.EXE. I did manage to cast the teleport spell though. I haven't found any others yet. Nor have I succeeded in reaching Mornington Crescent. Is 'Shipping Container visible if: darkWeb ON' a bug? The Sunday update makes sense. ...
by Eternal Density
Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
Views: 37238006

Re: 1190: "pip install --user time"

Using sudo with pip install isn't best practice. It's generally better to avoid that an install packages into a user directory location rather than a system folder. (Unless you are installing something to be used by all users on a system.) Instead of sudo pip install pygame, do: pip install --user p...
by Eternal Density
Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1964: "Spatial Orientation"
Replies: 77
Views: 8248

Re: 1964: "Spatial Orientation"

gmalivuk wrote:
Eternal Density wrote:
Lately I've been wondering how our view of the Milky Way galaxy in the night sky relates to images showing what the Milky Way would look like from an outside perspective. I'd like to see an animation showing how the points of view relate.
Try Celestia.

Looks like it should do it, thanks.
by Eternal Density
Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
Views: 37238006

Re: 1190: "Your Time"

Hello friends! Sorry I haven't popped in in nearly two wips. I spent basically all of last wip listening to a podcast called We've Got Worm. I was able to blitz the whole thing only by listening at double speed. I'm done now and it'll be a seaish help to both my enjoyment and my writing of fiction :...
by Eternal Density
Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1964: "Spatial Orientation"
Replies: 77
Views: 8248

Re: 1964: "Spatial Orientation"

Lately I've been wondering how our view of the Milky Way galaxy in the night sky relates to images showing what the Milky Way would look like from an outside perspective. I'd like to see an animation showing how the points of view relate. is there any way for us to know exactly how fast we're actual...
by Eternal Density
Mon Mar 12, 2018 7:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
Views: 37238006

Re: 1190: "Wave Time"

It seems like StormAngel is always showing me Wintergatan videos :P Yesterdip my family returned from three dips (and nips) at the beach! It was really nice, not cold or wet but not too hot and sticky either. We went to the beach three times and had lots of fun! I didn't actually play with the sand ...
by Eternal Density
Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1963: "Namespace Land Rush"
Replies: 36
Views: 4534

Re: 1963: "Namespace Land Rush"

Yeah I would have expected <pop culture reference> to be in the list.

Um, the fora have rules against sockpuppeting, yes?
No reason.
by Eternal Density
Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
Views: 37238006

Re: 1190: "Time to read poetry"

Hi molpies, you look treeish todip!
by Eternal Density
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
Views: 37238006

Re: 1190: "OTTify All the Things!"

Spider report: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGEY8IulWiA (cute)
yappobiscuits wrote:Addams was going to be spiders. She just was.
I understood that reference!

For the ininitiated: http://botnik.org/content/harry-potter.html
(we need to make something like this for the OTC and OTT)
by Eternal Density
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1957: "2018 CVE List"
Replies: 36
Views: 4893

Re: 1957: "2018 CVE List"

CVE-2018-?????: Everyone know's if you're a pedant on the internet. Clever and funny: good comic. I like the mixture of real things (the first), made up things, silly things, and things that are true but not really vulnerabilities or not the sort that belong on this list. Also the apostrophe above w...
by Eternal Density
Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1956: ‘Unification’
Replies: 25
Views: 3131

Re: 1956: ‘Unification’

How can you put Disney on here without including Marvel and Fox?
by Eternal Density
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1951: "Super Bowl Watch Party"
Replies: 23
Views: 4540

Re: 1951: "Super Bowl Watch Party"

ucim wrote:
Eternal Density wrote:Oh. This was linked from the Time thread. Not sure why it wasn't linked here.
It just was - they just had to wait for it.

Jose

What do you mean? It hasn't been linked ye... oh, well played.
by Eternal Density
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
Views: 37238006

Re: 1190: "Marvelous Time"

I saw the Panther Salve Movie (hexcode 000000) about the raptorcatman todip. It's molpish, steakish, and wingish.
by Eternal Density
Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
Views: 37238006

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 Eternal Density
Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1952: "Backpack Decisions"
Replies: 37
Views: 4448

Re: 1952: "Backpack Decisions"

If I made one of these graphs for myself, laptop would be the biggest followed by phone, then a gap, then car, backpack, and university. Apartment would be nil since I've never seriously looked for new housing arrangements. The bar graph needs another entry, labeled "Girlfriend". I can thi...
by Eternal Density
Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1953: "The History of Unicode"
Replies: 60
Views: 7757

Re: 1953: "The History of Unicode"

I didn't expect the tweet to be real.
I think it's neat that the thread was started by a Maine person. (What's the word for people who live in Maine?)
by Eternal Density
Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1951: "Super Bowl Watch Party"
Replies: 23
Views: 4540

Re: 1951: "Superb Owl Watch Party"

I've never watched any of a superb owl. But if someone put up a 1/2300 speed stream (or Time-like technology) I might be tempted.
[edit]
Oh. This was linked from the Time thread. Not sure why it wasn't linked here.
https://yearlongsuperbowl.com/
by Eternal Density
Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1937: "IATA Airport Abbreviations"
Replies: 63
Views: 7354

Re: 1937: You call "I probably shouldn't have put critical information here because no one reads these," steamed hams?

Whenever I fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Toronto Pearson (YYZ) I always feel Pearson were back of the queue when they were handing out airport abbreviations. Yeah when they grabbed YYZ they were in a Rush. All Canadian airports start with a 'Y". It's actually quite convenient to be able to...
by Eternal Density
Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1950: "Chicken Pox and Name Statistics"
Replies: 56
Views: 5565

Re: 1950: "Chicken Pox and Name Statistics"

I had chicken pox and knew kids named Brian and Sarah and none of the other names, so it should be of no surprise to anyone that I'm in my 30s.
by Eternal Density
Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
Views: 37238006

Re: 1190: Time: THEY'RE TAKING THE SCRUMPTIOUS DONUTS TO ᘝᓄᘈᖉᐣ!

Also, let me know: ⋅ Do all the characters in the last word of this post's title look like Beanish? ⋅ What about the first line of the post itself? ⋅ Regardless of the answer to the previous questions: What device, type of OS, and browser are you in? Yes. Yes. Chromebo...
by Eternal Density
Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1920: "Emoji Sports"
Replies: 23
Views: 4623

Re: 1920: "Emoji Sports are a mistake (as are emoji"

I don't believe these emoji are truly random, and challenge coders to produce a random emoji chooser. https://www.xkcd.com/1525/#eyJxIjoiV2hhdCdzIGEgZ29vZCBzcG9ydD8iLCJhIjpbIiYjeDFGNEQ2OyIsIiYjeDI2RjU7Il19 Oh, excellent! Hmm, book sailing, or recycling families... I think the latter is the most ext...
by Eternal Density
Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1948: "Campaign Fundraising Emails"
Replies: 34
Views: 4368

Re: 1948: "Campaign Fundraising Emails"

I read it top to bottom, which seemed to be the logical way. But I can't find anything significant about the bolded text whichever way I read it. Somebody please donate to our campaign! Once you give, our real campaign can begin Told not to support our campaign? Ignore! Me : the person you want in c...
by Eternal Density
Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1949: "Fruit Collider"
Replies: 54
Views: 4968

Re: 1949: "Fruit Collider"

This is a pretty fun idea.

Also, colliding pairs of moles sometimes yields a compsognathus, but only about one per mole of moles collided.
by Eternal Density
Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1943: "Universal Dreams"
Replies: 39
Views: 3947

Re: 1943: "Universal Dreams"

I've tried to wake up from a dream and thought I had but then realised I was still under. I don't often remember dreams or wake up during them though. But I do know I fairly often dream about libraries. And I sometimes dream about an important event I'm anticipating and worrying about being late for...
by Eternal Density
Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
Views: 37238006

R[ambl]e: 1190: "Time and Tide"

LEML is a locomotive designation and actually stands for Low Energy Medium Length. This is a canonical fact. In the Mage Stones 'verse. Did I mention that I bought a cheap Chromebook? It was such a good deal I figured I'd grab it up just as a toy computer to mess around with and see if it could be u...
by Eternal Density
Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1942: “Memorable Quotes”
Replies: 37
Views: 4514

Re: 1942: “Memorable Quotes”

I don't have time to check for every one, but the Mark Twain one is already on Randall's Goodreads quotes page. I expect the rest to follow, if they aren't there already. https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Xkcd#1101-1200 doesn't actually include any of the quotes, just the introduction. I'm tempted to wr...
by Eternal Density
Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
Views: 37238006

Re: 1190: "Literal Cake Time"

It's my 100,000nd birthdip! It's funny the new othercomic is about quotes because tonip with my family I played a (new for my birthdip) card game called Bring Your Own Book which involves picking quotes out of a book (you bring your own) to fulfil prompt cards. You take turns at being the Picker who...
by Eternal Density
Thu Jan 11, 2018 2:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1937: "IATA Airport Abbreviations"
Replies: 63
Views: 7354

Re: 1937: "Yes I know the song is named for the airport"

Whenever I fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Toronto Pearson (YYZ) I always feel Pearson were back of the queue when they were handing out airport abbreviations. Yeah when they grabbed YYZ they were in a Rush. All Canadian airports start with a 'Y". It's actually quite convenient to be able to...
by Eternal Density
Thu Jan 11, 2018 2:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1938: "Meltdown and Spectre"
Replies: 36
Views: 4983

Re: 1938: "Meltdown and Spectre"

SuicideJunkie wrote:Calling the Trolley Problem an execution seems a little over the top to me.

Maybe a manslaughter?
by Eternal Density
Thu Jan 11, 2018 2:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1940: "The Food Size Cycle"
Replies: 52
Views: 5564

Re: 1940: "A hotdog is a taco"

RickLeePhoto wrote:Also applies to cars.

Hey, that's what I came here to say!
by Eternal Density
Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1938: "Meltdown and Spectre"
Replies: 36
Views: 4983

Re: 1938: "Meltdown and Spectre"

ucim wrote:
Pfhorrest wrote:I fail to see what moral dilemmas like the Trolley Problem have to do with speculative execution.
Where's my vitssagen when I need it??

Jose

Translation for those who don't speak OTTer:
Speculative execution is likened to the trolley problem via a terrible pun.

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