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by TheRic
Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Then this WAS a Nerd Snipe!!
by TheRic
Sat Apr 06, 2013 3:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I know there are currents in water, is there a river in a sea?
by TheRic
Sat Apr 06, 2013 1:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Here's a zoom of the trebuchet action in the middle of the latest: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=35564 I think we all share Cueballs sentiment right now \o/ EDIT: Img fix I think the comic could end right there, and I'd be satisfied. Arë thëy reënacting thë trébuchet battlë fröm eärli...
by TheRic
Thu Apr 04, 2013 5:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hehe, I hear ya. I had to look up Iron Giant, never saw that one I'm afraid. My first thought was Laputa :P And no, I don't find it strange, that's just the sign of a great story :) Btw, I'll just use the emergency airlock, ok? ;) Without your space helmet? You're going to find that rather difficul...
by TheRic
Thu Apr 04, 2013 4:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

<punfest> Yeah I know it's a hard act to follow, finding a good hook is mostly hit and miss. I'm not gonna lie, you seem to have run out of steam. Here's a tip: If you can't stand the heat, stay out of the kitchen. I'm just gonna frame this and find a good spot on the wall. Or we could just kiss an...
by TheRic
Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Cueball must be doing some work lower on the castle, or he sprinted off screen.
Third Option would be BuffyGirl turning him into a "Peanutbutter and Jelly Sandwich"
by TheRic
Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

bigcrag92 wrote:i think cueball is laughing at her

That's the first thing that poped into my mind. Maybe she laghed at Cueball when he fell, and it's payback!!
by TheRic
Mon Apr 01, 2013 5:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slippin' (slippin', slippin'( in

Morning all, Congratulations Vatican Milliner's Perfect Customer Helper. As Cardinals do eow get to wear fancy robes? And perhaps an cape? ic always reckon-did the Vatican Milliner's Perfect Customer should have something cooler than the popemobile. perhaps an mechanized walker like at the end of A...
by TheRic
Mon Apr 01, 2013 4:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slippin' (slippin', slippin'( in

ic vote for the goodest hat-wearer, Cardinal Buffygirl*FULL STOP * doth it get capped when it be wield-did with an title? there be not much precedent. Ladies and gentlemen of Thing that keeps slipping into the future. The votes have now been counted, we be proud to announce the annointment of the f...
by TheRic
Sun Mar 31, 2013 6:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slippin' (slippin', slippin'( in

ic've been away for an lot of TimeFrames, could someone make an summary of the last 7 or so newpages? And most importantly, have ic finally become Vatican Milliner's Perfect Customer? We have-did an referendum and voted for unilateralism so ic decided æferychon woll-did be Vatican Milliner's Perfec...
by TheRic
Sun Mar 31, 2013 3:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

ic be-did learning FORTRAN, on cards, in the spring of 1981. woll-did not trade that experience, but re-live it??? be eow *crazy*? (Keep in mind, it woll-did involve former spouses.( As for 'disillusioned worries and fears', remember - eow create those, only eow tin tear them down. Life hath not ch...
by TheRic
Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

It be quiet in this needle-pulled thing now that the comas be widespread. Ïa Ran'dall! Ïa Cthulhu! WraithlordNickyzardoz, apparently the new martial anti-Pope - [When did this shit happen?] I reckon it hath somthing to do with the fact the number of visitors hath dropped by 3/4 The number of visito...
by TheRic
Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

HAL9000 wrote:there be definitely some Magic added to the central pile from the last frame.

That's more bugs rising!! The insects will take over the Earth!! It has been planned since day one!!
by TheRic
Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

I don't see an difference in the new picture. Did anything change from an at the top of the hour? fortnight be hourly now. Current n-e-w-p-i-x now be two of hwæt wield-did to be an single n-e-w-p-i-x in the before time- Thus, an single n-e-w-p-i-x be now the equivalent of two 30-minute periods by O...
by TheRic
Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

It be quiet in this needle-pulled thing now that the comas be widespread. Ïa Ran'dall! Ïa Cthulhu! WraithlordNickyzardoz, apparently the new martial anti-Pope - [When did this shit happen?] I reckon it hath somthing to do with the fact the number of visitors hath dropped by 3/4 The number of visito...
by TheRic
Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104728
Views: 29403102

Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

[img]http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/Thing%STAR%20DATE%202245%STAR%20DATE%202245%STAR%20DATE%202245%STAR%20DATE%202245%STAR%20DATE%202245%STAR%20DATE%202245/dbe71cca5cbc01e5a3a8afc80bf70bc36b5c8c19b8e34fdbcdd6126a75c91e4f.png[/img] Digging, maybe? yea looks like an shovel full of dirt being thrown in t...
by TheRic
Sun Mar 31, 2013 1:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

I don't see an difference in the new picture. Did anything change from an at the top of the hour? fortnight be hourly now. Last I had a chance to look there were two going up minutes apart (same time different location) around frame 256. Didn't realize it now switched to 1 at the top of the hour. B...
by TheRic
Sun Mar 31, 2013 1:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

I don't see a difference in the new picture. Did anything change from one at the top of the hour?
by TheRic
Sun Mar 31, 2013 1:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 29403102

Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/Thing%20that%20keeps%20slipping%20into%20the%20future/cc27139856f9dd86ab82337fb32b894232205bb0d177bf8413cd55a30515d887.png be she digging her way up? I took it to be that she left. This new picture I think is either a Trebucket strike, or a pile of ants(bugs) coming up. ...
by TheRic
Sat Mar 30, 2013 9:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

Ammending Out-of-order images list: 256 - Appeared at 3:00 PM EDT [url=http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/Thing%STAR DATE 2245%STAR DATE 2245%STAR DATE 2245%STAR DATE 2245%STAR DATE 2245%STAR DATE 2245/9ca751515dfcf0f124e0d4c3b6b55efa1e80eff73116d9a8784f2594991ebdfe.png] http://imageshack.us/an/img541/564...
by TheRic
Sat Mar 30, 2013 8:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

My take on the comic The 2 castles represented Cueball and Megan, Cueball then joined the two into one castle. Two people coming together in marriage. The destroying of the center arches was the rough times they have gone thru, things that tried to destroy the marriage. Now they are (OK Megan is) bu...
by TheRic
Sat Mar 30, 2013 8:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

The problem started around picture 255/256/257, interesting that it was there.
by TheRic
Sat Mar 30, 2013 8:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

i tin't wait to see the new trebuchete in action, a knife throwing catapult? +awesome 50 I'll say it again, we need to go nuclear! I don't reckon ballistae have enough range for us to be outside of the blast radius. Unless we build a tiny, tiny nuclear bomb. Thought someone was working on the detai...
by TheRic
Fri Mar 29, 2013 8:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Since they are destroying the Arches, does that mean Randall sold his McDonalds stock?
by TheRic
Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Reka wrote:
jtomjack wrote:Turkey bacon isn't bacon. It's lies is what is its.

Turkey bacon is in the same category as fat-free half-and-half.

Non-food in my book!
by TheRic
Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm thinking there is a diving platform to the right. That would explain Cueball up high, and them looking that way everyonce in a while.
by TheRic
Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

The thing is... even if the entire thing is auto-generated (with a more intricate script to account for the panning and such)... what does it change? If the entire thing is auto-generated, it changes quite a few things significantly: 1) It's almost certainly going to continue infinitely. If there's...
by TheRic
Thu Mar 28, 2013 5:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I wonder if the thing near the left border is actually Cueball. It's either another person, or some highly-sophisticated, as-yet-unseen sandcastle feature. I don't think it's Cueball, the lines are much thicker than the lines that make Megan. Another Flag! We are seeing only a fraction of the castl...
by TheRic
Thu Mar 28, 2013 5:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Any speculation on why the ground Megan is walking on slanted and not smooth? All the area within the towers in the old castle is flat!
by TheRic
Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm standardizing how we tell time in NewPix: -The beginning of our calendars shall hereby be the beginning of Time. -Each NewPix is the quantized time between two frames of Time. -milliPix is 1/1024th of a NewPix (1.75 "outsider" seconds) -MACPix is 48 NewPix and is equal to the time of ...
by TheRic
Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

With Easter around the corner, I could see BHG riding a large Easter Bunny destroying the sand castles.
by TheRic
Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I think the new castle we are seeing is several magnitudes large then the first castle we saw.
by TheRic
Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

On topic again, I think it is obvious that the comic will not end for several more newpix. We've been panning for 18 newpix and still haven't seen cueball or megan. Didn't somebody figure out the rate it was panning at? That was really helpful. Too bad it was hidden by the flood of religious posts....
by TheRic
Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Say, for example, that someone might create a Wikipedia article for our new unit of time. Should the title be "newpic"? Or should it be "newpix"? Should there first be some sort of vote held to determine the accepted forms, for singular and plural? Already happened, and the titl...
by TheRic
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Who says they made the sand castle we saw first, first. Maybe they made the sand castle that we are now starting to see before this one. When we saw the couple on the beach they were taking a break from building the first one (second one we are seeing). They ran out of flag while building it the fi...
by TheRic
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Say, for example, that someone might create a Wikipedia article for our new unit of time. Should the title be "newpic"? Or should it be "newpix"? Should there first be some sort of vote held to determine the accepted forms, for singular and plural? I vote for 'newpix', and 'newp...
by TheRic
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Who says they made the sand castle we saw first, first. Maybe they made the sand castle that we are now starting to see before this one. When we saw the couple on the beach they were taking a break from building the first one (second one we are seeing). They ran out of flag while building it the fir...
by TheRic
Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

... How do I explain to him that I was meant to get ready in the past 5 half-hours but haven't been able to as I have been watching a stick man look at a sandcastle?... quote] The same way I explained it to my wife last night by way of a a 25 minute monologue before my cell phone battery died. My w...
by TheRic
Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Time in-comic is definitely slower now, whether intentional or not. Makes the frame rate discussions from earlier (around 14 - 19 when checking the water) seem apropos again. I refer to these as 'dead times' (in my own head, of course) - basically the points at which I should have/could have/would ...
by TheRic
Tue Mar 26, 2013 11:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Black hat guys shows up in big boat and drops anchor onto castle.

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