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by SBN
Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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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: 105402
Views: 32967931

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: 105402
Views: 32967931

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: 105402
Views: 32967931

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: 105402
Views: 32967931

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: 105402
Views: 32967931

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: 105402
Views: 32967931

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: 105402
Views: 32967931

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: 105402
Views: 32967931

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: 105402
Views: 32967931

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: 105402
Views: 32967931

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: 105402
Views: 32967931

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: 2801

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"
Replies: 105402
Views: 32967931

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"
Replies: 105402
Views: 32967931

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: 124
Views: 13615

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"
Replies: 105402
Views: 32967931

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"
Replies: 105402
Views: 32967931

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"
Replies: 105402
Views: 32967931

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"
Replies: 105402
Views: 32967931

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"
Replies: 105402
Views: 32967931

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"
Replies: 105402
Views: 32967931

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"
Replies: 105402
Views: 32967931

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"
Replies: 105402
Views: 32967931

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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Views: 32967931

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"
Replies: 105402
Views: 32967931

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"
Replies: 105402
Views: 32967931

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"
Replies: 105402
Views: 32967931

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: 105402
Views: 32967931

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: 32967931

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...
by SBN
Sat Sep 16, 2017 3:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

In other news, LW had to go get an allergy test this week. Turns out he's allergic to everything. (Well, not quite, 43 out of 68 possible allergens. That would suck, being a dog and having allergies. Is there something they can give him to reduce his sensitivity to some of them? Yep, he'll start im...
by SBN
Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105402
Views: 32967931

Re: 1190: "Time"

Oh! Thank You! I can almost see it. You live in a beautiful world. Except when you cycle in flood waters. On those days it is a suspenseful movie. I made HummingBird food for the first Time in a very long Time. One little HummingBird found it! (sigh...) All is well. SBN! SBN! How are your Tree Part...
by SBN
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105402
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Re: 1190: Time: IK BEN MAKELAAR IN ENAP, EN WOON OP DE BUKKITGRACHT, N° 28

Can you fit them together to make a complete tree, or did you get only the windward-side tree parts? I have small parts of many trees. Many small parts. Some of the parts could become complete trees, given enough time. If you'd like to attempt a reassembly, the parts will be in front of my house. P...
by SBN
Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105402
Views: 32967931

Re: 1190: "Time"

addams wrote:The cold gray light of dawn...
Where is SBN?

Waiting...

It's later.
Still waiting.
Spoiler:
SoftBall Nuff, Oh...SoftBall Nuff;
Where are you?


I was at work. Office was open today, deserted, but open.

Parts of Jax have some serious flooding. I just had 10 bags of tree parts to get out of my pool.
by SBN
Mon Sep 11, 2017 2:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

addams wrote:Yey!
An update!

The worst is past us now. Still quite blustery and probably more rain, but all Wolpies and their favorite people are safe, and should remain so. Lots of flooding in the area, and of course many power outages.
by SBN
Mon Sep 11, 2017 3:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105402
Views: 32967931

Re: 1190: "Time"

I am ready for an update from SBN. You? Are you ready, too? She is in the far north and far east. She may not even notice the wind. We're getting the effects here, but so far the biggest disruption has been to the TV schedule. Still have power and internet, but Irma still has more to send our way.
by SBN
Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105402
Views: 32967931

Re: 1190: "Time"

oh, SBN...I'm worried about you and the people on the Caribbean Islands. I'm more worried about them, than me. Not to mention the folks in Mexico where the earthquake was. Pro-tip, if you are ever in a disaster, try to be in the place getting the publicity. Also, don't be poor. Big difference in ho...
by SBN
Sun Sep 10, 2017 2:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105402
Views: 32967931

Re: 1190: "Time"

I was also drawn back here with thoughts of any OTTers who might be affected by any of the Zanclean-ness over in the US… hope you're all ok. Hope your life-m*stard is soon sorted. I have some of your music saved to listen to, but I seem to have more pressing things at the moment. We're very much in...
by SBN
Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105402
Views: 32967931

Re: 1190: "Time"

How is the weather where you are? Glad to hear from you, and about your new place. Here things are about to get rainy and windy. Currently it looks like Irma will get all of Florida, but will weaken significantly before getting to me. Preparations are being made, and we should be ok. Just need the ...
by SBN
Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105402
Views: 32967931

Re: 1190: "Time"

Sorry I haven't gotten around to implementing that or any of the other stuff I planned on doing this week, my whole life just suddenly imploded on me and I'm not even sure I will have the strength to continue writing this year unless it somehow un-implodes soon. Wishing you rapid un-implosion. Anyt...

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