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by AluisioASG
Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Admir UNG http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/b4e41dbb4b4ff6573cc17c531aa51ba89944a602eb3cab09e66c27d83a5a7170.png For decree: been listening to Einstürzende Neubauten lately, which has had some influence on my thoughts elsewhere d&d . The bOTTeriada seems to be stuck :( ETA: Down 4
by AluisioASG
Sun Apr 09, 2017 11:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

↫ During my blitzing, I'm trying out Aluisio's quotearrow script, which is molpish, but seems to also change the link retrieved when clicking the piece of paper icon on a post in the same way the other script did. (I'm epsilon because I always want that click to give me the p=0000000#p0000000 forma...
by AluisioASG
Wed Apr 05, 2017 12:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Am I already following the decree by using the Redundant Post Enumerator? ↫ I don't know enough to see what is wrong with the second one, or I am not looking hard enough. Should it have something else instead of 'ready' here? ready |= 0x8000; Can you explain like I'm five? I think 0x8000 is out of r...
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 03, 2017 2:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

↫ In the meantime, have an Expando, watchful and immortal guardian of the Beanish city, who only demands the occasional sacrifice: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=40740&mode=view Um, is the face in the background intentional? (Try looking at a distance.) LEGO+s, I have something to ...
by AluisioASG
Fri Mar 31, 2017 8:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

112358Daniel wrote:Can I be named Mad Prophet?
You will probably not regret it...
Um, halfmoonpie already named xyzself that over three years from now...
by AluisioASG
Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Oh hey, the thread is moving :D

It feels like summer is leaving (as it should), and the usual cloud cover has returned.
by AluisioASG
Sun Mar 12, 2017 11:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Gingercat wrote:
I've got another Goblins update to post if anyone's interested.
+1 I'm certainly not a role model on how to keep a conversation alive, even if it interests me.
by AluisioASG
Sat Mar 04, 2017 1:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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char const* reply_to[1];

But how much Time is a mop?

addams wrote:transport me over Oregon Mountain.
I imagined an helicopter.
I can't unsee it.
by AluisioASG
Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Beanish

Did anyone see this? So, after months of not looking at the corpus and only lurking on rare occasions on the OTT (sorry, guys), I decided it is time to come back and try some new ideas. But, first, I will probably wrap everything up into some academic paper — my CV needs it, and it will hopefully br...
by AluisioASG
Wed Mar 01, 2017 11:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I've been consulting with our seer on some very CPU-bound matters, a situation compounded by the restart of learning activities last week. TIOC was my first thought after next-to-latest frame. But LEML Linux? Now that's something I want to hear about. Glad to know addams decided to just pay a visit ...
by AluisioASG
Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Happy 210e2 posts, everyone!

ETA:
Users browsing this forum: […] and 127 guests
by AluisioASG
Wed Feb 08, 2017 3:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

↫ Also, I'm a bit perplexed about the notification system. Did past blitzers not have it? Nope, that arrived with the fora upgrade to phpBB 3.1 last yip. phpBB 3.2 is posed to bring a few more improvements . ↫ I came upon this incredible graph of quotes that miraculously still exists. https://dl.dr...
by AluisioASG
Thu Feb 02, 2017 6:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: What about Sandy?

balthasar_s wrote:For some reason I started reading OFTC as "one f***ing true comic"...
I always misremember it as OTFC.

macraw83 wrote:What does it actually stand for?
Open and Free Technology Community.
by AluisioASG
Thu Feb 02, 2017 3:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Got my email Great, I didn't :!: Registrations are admin-activated, but the default setting is not to send an e-mail to said admin, only use the forum's notifications. I don't think we need more than one category and forum, right? BTW while I set up the forum I'll be around on freenode and OFTC IRC.
by AluisioASG
Thu Feb 02, 2017 3:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Check Your Backups Day"

Seems Vol. 1 might make up for a good re-reading at this point. Is that a note-to-self or a suggestion to me? More of a general suggestion. I decided I wasn't sure anymore of Torgos' class, so I went back to recheck, also taking the opportunity to see if there was anything to inspire me and the oth...
by AluisioASG
Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Check Your Backups Day"

Seems Vol. 1 might make up for a good re-reading at this point.

Also, I've started updating the chirpingmustard homepage; go check it out and tell me what you think!
We also seem to have regularly-scheduled backups now.
by AluisioASG
Wed Feb 01, 2017 9:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Since I'm now showing the png instead of the jpg for FindTheOTTer, I'm a little concerned I may have made the page slow to load. Could one or two of you go to NP2256 and tell me if it has become too sluggish? Eh, if you have mercy for MTAs… The original file is 12MB. You'll find a smaller file in y...
by AluisioASG
Wed Feb 01, 2017 4:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

[…] and the forum for events and discussions in/out of character. I'll get to it right… in an hour or so. Done. Though I'm still waiting for my test email; Gandi seems to have taken it for a ride. It never left. Registration should be working now. Aluisio, I'd love if you could host the wOTTerf...
by AluisioASG
Wed Feb 01, 2017 1:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I decided prose writing is too much salesman-solving and went with a bullet list of events. Now to the actual hard things. […] and the forum for events and discussions in/out of character. I'll get to it right… in an hour or so. Aluisio, I'd love if you could host the wOTTerfall there like you do fo...
by AluisioASG
Wed Feb 01, 2017 12:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Guys, I think I've lost the distinction between writing a character's background and writing a novel :| And I do agree that perhaps these discussions would be best shifted to another subforum / location, but I'm unsure how that will work with the potential for interference / trolling by Outsiders. W...
by AluisioASG
Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: “Instrument Concierge”

I've created a problem with my acronym. I kinda knew it a while back, but I've been ignoring it. There are two different things that are being referred to by Time Until Next Ong: 1. how much time passes between one ong and the next, and 2. how much time passes between the present and the next ong. ...
by AluisioASG
Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

5e can be learned purely with pdf's that WotC (the current owners of the D&D IP) has made available for free. I'll find a link when I get home. These? I'm kind of second-guessing the layout of chirpingmustard dot com , as it's currently a menu with a web page attached. I was thinking of moving ...
by AluisioASG
Mon Jan 30, 2017 11:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Is it time to multi-track detach from the thread already? Everyone will, of course, meet in a bar (give me a name for it) “ Sieben Otter, Ein Barbar ” or something along these lines. ETA: OOooo I had to bring this with me: ← For the POPE. Here's a BE SAFE cupcake traveling in what could be a cloudca...
by AluisioASG
Mon Jan 30, 2017 2:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm guessing with newpix being over 60 times longer, ninja'd times have grown as well?

[TUNO:11.49] Ignore the language
by AluisioASG
Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Have a look at Roll20 . It's an online virtual tabletop with integrated chat. I've had a poke around, and it looks pretty treeish, once properly set up. From the outside, it does look quite interesting. Do you want the talks and the to rolls be in the same place? Looks like the perfect platform for...
by AluisioASG
Mon Jan 16, 2017 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Decree: What do you do when wifi goes all phyllo on you? I use the phone's 3G service. I don't know What D&D is. Other than it is a Game of Some Sort. I don't know How it is Played. Neither do I understand the Objectives. I think you could always ask the more experienced players for help if...
by AluisioASG
Sun Jan 15, 2017 12:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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:CDORe

↫ I need a better way of extracting frames from a gif. Right now I bring the gif into gimp, export it, delete one layer, export it with another name, delete one layer,... <repeat until done>. I don't know gimp, but the program I like to use - an old discontinued thing - only sees the top layer of a...
by AluisioASG
Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Gingercat wrote:Does anyone have any estimate of how much space, server-side, the OTT currently occupies?
An approximation from 1.mirror's: 224 MiB in text + 15 MiB in avatars + 1.3 GiB in attachments = 1.5 GiB.
by AluisioASG
Tue Jan 10, 2017 5:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

A few(?) NPs back there were some really, really messed up fonts happening. Superimposed, messy, glitchy-looking; that's exactly what I'm after. Does anyone have any pointers on how that was done? Use Firefox, then update the files for the forum's default font and reload. Ȏ̢̾ͬ̀̈ͨͥ́́̔͘͏̲͔͚̞̣̣̣́r̸̞̼̳...
by AluisioASG
Sat Jan 07, 2017 5:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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OTTified, obviously.

Okay, seems someone threw a laser at the holistic entanglement field today… This article hit me earlier today: What if Time Really Exists? ? Abstract: Despite the redundant obviousness of such statement, it has often been argued that Time does not exist. I take the opposite perspective: let's imagin...
by AluisioASG
Fri Jan 06, 2017 3:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

GnomeAnne wrote:The spoilers contain images from Addams, to be referenced when directed to do so by her.
I feel strangely compelled to wait.
by AluisioASG
Thu Jan 05, 2017 12:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

↫ Ah ok, there was a mismatch of the saved file type (png vs. gif). I have no idea why, It is fixed now however. I am sorry for the inconvenience. Thank you. Just a few remaining (non-exhaustive) rough edges: ⋅  The avatars for me, karhell, HES, balthasar_s and ggh are missing (in the dat...
by AluisioASG
Wed Jan 04, 2017 4:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

↫ What do you consider the Northeast? Asia and Middle East. Icy Regions include Alaska, Antarctica and Greenland (or was it Iceland?). ↫ If it is actually just about the Avatar: http://upperattic.at/media/Time/avatars/607513_1474605345.gif Yeah, but I was counting on a feature to get it from http:/...
by AluisioASG
Wed Jan 04, 2017 1:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

GnomeAnne wrote:How does one go about adding one's avatar to the map?
Bug Sciscitor for it, or
Spoiler:
until I can use my own avatar collection

@Sciscitor: Can the Database be made redundant?
by AluisioASG
Tue Jan 03, 2017 11:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Map updated. Please check it still works for you. Force-refreshing (Ctrl+F5, or Shift+F5, or Ctrl+Shift+F5) might be necessary. ↫ Summer near the Seaish River sounds delightful right about now. I'd advise against it, unless you want more heat in your life. Or if you're near the other big river. I...
by AluisioASG
Mon Jan 02, 2017 10:01 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: sum()

Hello. It's been a while. There was a lot I wanted to reply to, but I didn't. And I don't remember most of it anymore. “I know I shouldn't trust my memory, but sometimes I forget.” There has been talk about why some don't post anymore. For me it was inertia, and a lack of critical mass. There was mu...
by AluisioASG
Fri Sep 02, 2016 1:21 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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But not for long.

I fail to say no to magazine subscription sellers.
by AluisioASG
Sat Aug 06, 2016 1:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Someone has to counterbalance it.

I've been doing some OTTeraeology lately. Quite interesting stuff.
Say, when was the Great &replacement;?

Also, Gingercat lost a sigcouragement, taixzo added Sandgarden to xyr signature, BFTF ended & the OTTerconchën became addams.
by AluisioASG
Wed Jul 27, 2016 1:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hello macraw83! And thank you (again)! I'll unfollow the decree and say: JavaScript & relatives no longer bring me joy. Also, stories start to rot if they stay in my head for too long. Eww. In other news, all my userscripts have been updated to work with the forum upgrade. Please go to your user...
by AluisioASG
Tue Jul 26, 2016 3:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 24438583

Re: 48a: Traffic is Ch*rped

http://time.aasg.name/smileys/michael-yappocised-popehat.gif Donaldify the OTC http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=39494 Not in this day and age. I don't think there's sufficient hair available for that... Y'all might be too young to understand that. Or maybe I'm the one not getting it. Um,...

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