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by SBN
Mon Apr 09, 2018 10:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

karhell wrote:I didn't say that :P


Fixed. For a minute I thought it was a comment on my content - As in, it wasn't you telling her not to file.

I like TaxAct for doing mine. (But, I don't have state income tax, so mine is easier than some.)
But I think it was only about 10 whits, total.
by SBN
Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106026
Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time"

Speaking of seasons, it's tax season, and I have done not one whit of my taxes. Hopefully they have wi-fi in the federal prison, so I can continue OTTing while locked up for tax evasion... Well, you get two extra days this year. Also, filing is technically optional, it's paying they get fussed abou...
by SBN
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106026
Views: 36442886

Re: 1190⁵: "Time"

Um, unexpected papacy. Maybe we could look back and see how much has changed over this past half-decade? Let's see, I had a WFFS I hated. Now I have a WFFS that I like a lot. Interestingly, my responsibilities are very much the same. The difference is I now work with a team that knows that what I d...
by SBN
Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36442886

Re:

The Advent wrote:Unfathomable Sea! whose waves are years,


Awefulsome, all of it.



Nicely springy here today. Hope those with different weather are managing ok.
by SBN
Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106026
Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time"

GnomeAnne wrote:That's an awesomeful picture.
These Advent poemposts just keep getting better.


They do indeed.
Thinking of those dealing with more weather than they want. Stay safe everyone.
by SBN
Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106026
Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: Time: DIAL Z FOR ZOMBIE RAPTORS

We now have two taglines, and each could possibly be a response to something that someone else had recently said:     "Time is surprising. You never know what will accidentally ripple into yesterday." — could be a response to OTT:2635:27 .    "The photos are gathered from other lives...
by SBN
Sun Feb 25, 2018 1:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106026
Views: 36442886

Re:

The Advent wrote:[center]2: Sandcastle


I was hoping there would be more. Thank you, and welcome, The Advent, Revealer the Recent.
by SBN
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106026
Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time"

Most spiders don't bite. They are dangerous, because they cause the I Have A Spider On Me dance. A person can dance themselves right off a ladder. Later Laddies, I have a Spider. It was an angry hornet that chased me off a ladder. Scraping old paint off a house, ignoring most of the safety rules, a...
by SBN
Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106026
Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time"

We've had a bad micro-molp infestation here. I held out the longest, but when they got me, they got me. I hope you're feeling well soon and that you had someone to care for you while you were under the weather. Between the 3 of us, we managed to have one semi-functional most of the time. Somehow th...
by SBN
Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106026
Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time"

I can attest to that - I used to get emails about various notifications, which usually reminded me to return here. However, I haven't seen any in quite awhile, but upon logging in I was greeted with various notifications We've had a few others returning - perhaps you could drop us a note too? We've...
by SBN
Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106026
Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time"

addams wrote:Why?
Oh, Why?

Has not one OTTer posted about The Weather?


For several days we were trapped inside due to cold, with ice accumulation of 4 inches.

ice.jpg


Ok, maybe not trapped, but I had to scrape my windshield.

Today winter is gone, but micromolps have arrived.
by SBN
Mon Jan 01, 2018 5:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106026
Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: Time: THESE AREN'T THE SPURLERS YOU'RE WAITING FOR FOR

Happy Heretical New Yip (for some of you this has already come to pass) autemome has a few yip- RELATED optional decrees for all 'yall: OPTIONAL DECREE: BRING ME YOUR WEIRD, YOUR PRICKLY, YOUR WOWTERFUL YIPS YEARNING TO HIDE FROM CORINNE MOLPISHLY OPTIONAL DECREE: SAVE A YIP, CRENELLATE A COMAVISIO...
by SBN
Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106026
Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time"

ucim wrote:
Happy new knee SBN (or SBN wolpy; I forgot)

Jose


FP, of me, and the wolpies. (Middle-sized one, in particular.)

But the plan is for us to all be happy about it, as it should allow for more, and more interesting excursions than we've had of late.
by SBN
Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106026
Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time" (THE CHRONICLES OF QUELOUVA ARE more DONEr-ish)

Pfhorrest wrote:Last (mini-)QONG of all time the next year or so at least.

This last month of cleanup is now complete, and what I set out to do at the start of the year is finished. More finished than I even expected. Hurray!

You did good!
by SBN
Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106026
Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time"

addams wrote:There is an OutSide Rumor.
It says, "The East of the U.S. is C-cold."

Stay in and stay warm, Eastern Posters.


Will do, but it's only 50. Rainy though.

New knee installed. And when we got him home today, we found a letter from the insurance company approving the surgery. Good to know.
by SBN
Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106026
Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time"

ChronosDragon wrote:i'm drifting off as it's 2am here, but tomorrow sometime i'll find the strength perhaps to deliver a full account of my time in the basement and what alice found there.

it's quite a story.


Looking forward to it.

(And also to the One True Oratorio.)
by SBN
Tue Dec 19, 2017 1:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106026
Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time"

Thanks, all. Oratorio was the word I needed. Unfortunately, I think I've missed my chance for a sing-along Messiah this season, maybe another time. Hope everyone stays safe from smoke, and fires, and micromolps, and earthquakes. (There's a known uptick in seismic activity following fires, so I'm pre...
by SBN
Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106026
Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time" THIS IS YOUR MOOLPY ON PUZZLES

Very poor planning on Randall's Handel's part not to put the Hallelujah chorus in Part 1, if you ask me. Random outside, quasi-related question. What is the Messiah? I mean, I've heard it, but we were at a performance that played the Hallelujah chorus part amongst other songs, and we all stood ...
by SBN
Sun Dec 17, 2017 12:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106026
Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time"

I decree Posters shall notice The Weather. And; Post about it. Quite nice here today. It was "wintry" here earlier this week, but just on the day I had to be outside Of course, "wintry" here is relative, it was sunny and 55, and later dark and 45. But the days on either side wer...
by SBN
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106026
Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time"

Woo, welcome! So neat to still have people newly discovering the comic even now. Thanks! Update: 10% milestone reached! Woohoo! :D Now I need to get back to assignments, unfortunately... Don't worry, we'll be here. May the things you study be the things on the test, and may they come quickly and co...
by SBN
Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106026
Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time"

I guess I should introduce myself briefly here, too. Although I'm 4.75 years late to the party, I have essentially signed up to this forum just for this thread. Since discovering it on Wednesday evening, I am already at ~p.60 (which is still only 2.3%, I know). As I didn't actually start reading xk...
by SBN
Fri Dec 01, 2017 1:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106026
Views: 36442886

Re: The Chronicles of Torgos, Vol. 17

Gingercat wrote:The journal continues:


Yay!

And I still totally mean to go spend some time with The Chronicles of Quelouva.
by SBN
Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1922: "Interferometry"
Replies: 22
Views: 3651

Re: 1922: "Interferometry"

Reka wrote:Title text: It's important to note that while the effective size of the dog can be arbitrarily large, it's not any more of a good dog than the two original dogs.



How far apart do mine need to be, and how large is the result?

They're all good dogs, Bront. 24/10

002.JPG
by SBN
Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time"

Xuys! Xuys! I found a portal , xuys! It leads out of the Basement and into the OTT! I had to go via a tavern which is in the process of getting kicked to pieces by a Frost Giant, so I didn't stay in it very long. Hope you can stay here though. Could this be HES trying to make it here? https://www.y...
by SBN
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:
For decree: I plan to read your story, Pfhorrest, but the OutsideH is currently too strong.
Spoiler:
Wait for it.


Likewise. But hurrah for you and the molpishness here todip.
by SBN
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:20 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: The Chronicles of Quelouva
Replies: 134
Views: 22645

Re: THE CHRONICLES OF QUELOUVA ARE DONE (kinda)

HOLY MOTHER FORKING SHIRTBALLS CAN IT POSSIBLY BE!? The Chronicles of Quelouva are done! Well, this phase of summaries at least. Except for the month of miscellaneous cleanup that's about about to follow. But for now, the grande finale: Virtuality Immanent: Part 3 . I also converted the entire Virt...
by SBN
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: Time: MEMES FOR THE MOONBASE!

mrob27 wrote:Hi @SBN! Mind if I steal your rejected subject line?


I don't mind, but it wasn't actually mine to begin with.
by SBN
Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: Time

But it sounds like there are problems with my autemome which I wasn't aware of, and which might be undesirable to some people, and might be worth trying to fix. autemome! au·teur (ō-tûr′, ō-tœr′) n. A filmmaker, usually a director, who exercises creative control over his or her works and has a stro...
by SBN
Wed Nov 08, 2017 6:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: WORLD B IS THE PLACE WHERE ONGCIRCLES ARE REPLACED WITH CHRONOTRANSPONDERS

The second one puts me in mind of all the bishops/cardinals/whatever sitting in a room and playing bingo. First winner gets the job ^^ We don't actually know that isn't how it works, do we? May I interrupt this Thread with a Weather Report... As for me, I am warm and cozy. It is quiet, here. I'm gl...
by SBN
Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time"

Of course. A lock, like an airlock or something of the sort. Now I recognize that "śluza" is related to German "Schleuse" and (with a different, though related meaning) English "sluice". We might want to reopen the airlock to the OTT, seems many are locked outside. We ...
by SBN
Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time"

Then last night as I was leaving a rest area in Missouri, I saw a couple small brown signs each with a short phrase on it, with the last saying Burma Shave... Sadly I wasn't paying enough attention to the first few too remember what they all said, since I wasn't expecting it as I'd never seen it be...
by SBN
Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "It's Daylight Savings Time"

Is something wrong with the forum? Has there been zanclean mustardtime? No one has posted since last nip, over 12 longpix ago. That's more than half a dip! MOLPY UP OTTERS It was just one of those dips. Molpied up late, discovered everyone was celebrating "drive like an idiot day," long d...
by SBN
Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

There is another model OutSide! I, just, learned about it! It is in SBN's backyard. SBN? Have you ever? https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/48445 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mississippi_River_Basin_Model I wonder: Has it withstood the ravages of Time and Sea? SBN; You could fill your car with Bea...
by SBN
Sat Oct 14, 2017 10:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:
ucim wrote:
Chapter 58

Seaishly treeish, ucim!

Hi mikrit! That's a treeish, riverish poem!


You've said what I wanted to, better than I could have.
by SBN
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

It turns out there was a slight miscommunication (possibly due to both of us having been drinking) I will be going to Newfoundland, not an island off the coast of Newfoundland. Until fifteen years ago there was a village called Great Harbour Deep in the northeast, that's where we'll be building. St...
by SBN
Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi. I've had a very busy two weeks. I'm going to have another two even busier weeks, but they can wait for tomorrow. I will be going to an island off the coast of Newfoundland on the 26th and staying there for the winter to explore and map it out. I will be living off the land, cutting wood and pum...
by SBN
Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time"

Lot's of folks popping in, how fun. (No need to pop back out again, BTW.)

I got to see an actual Baobab tree. I didn't get a picture, but it looked like it knew what it was doing.

I do have this picture of GHW:
Spoiler:
giraffe.jpg
by SBN
Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time"

Febrion wrote:DecreeC: Reconnect with an old friend, find a hobby that makes you think less, or debate the merits of the Oxford Comma.


Welcome back, friend. (Not calling you old.)
by SBN
Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106026
Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time"

It was warm enough on the Coast to ripen tomatoes. Very Unusual! ... They were sweet with lots of meat. Funny story: When TGWFP was a teenager, she decided she was going to be a vegetarian. One time, we were out and about and needed to get lunch at a deli. She found a tomato sandwich that was accep...
by SBN
Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 36442886

Re: 1190: "Time"

Your dog is a lucky dog. Some dogs get a cone. Oh, he's done time in the cone. The problem is, his cone has to be huge, and even then he can get to his back-end. And, then there's the problem of him running into things (and people) with it. But yes, he's lucky, and hopefully getting even luckier. W...

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