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by jjjdavidson
Sun Aug 24, 2014 2:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

End. Thank you so much. This is truly an honor. I'm sorry I can't be there in person, but Cory has been kind enough to accept on my behalf. Since "Time" was an animation which was published online at one frame per hour, I've asked Cory to read these remarks at one word per hou...
by jjjdavidson
Sat Aug 23, 2014 3:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

http://i1158.photobucket.com/albums/p612/carlasconfections/MampMIceCream2_zps9a19b492.jpg I'M SORRY I'M SORRY I WILL NOW EAT ALL OF THE M&MS OFF OF THE ICE CREAM FOR MY HERESY please hurry that ice cream looks more like some creepy sort of zombie otter floating on its back staring across its be...
by jjjdavidson
Sat Aug 23, 2014 1:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104967
Views: 30253955

Re: 1190: "Time"

Thank Thank you so much. This is truly an honor. I'm sorry I can't be there in person, but Cory has been kind enough to accept on my behalf. Since "Time" was an animation which was published online at one frame per hour, I've asked Cory to read these remarks at one word per ho...
by jjjdavidson
Sat Aug 23, 2014 12:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

It's nice if you blitz and all, jjjdavidson, but you can just hang out in the present for a lifestyle-friendly option, and everyone will be delighted. I'll be more schitzing than blitzing, reading a little in the past while I try to come to terms with the present: What's everyone been up to for the...
by jjjdavidson
Fri Aug 22, 2014 11:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I shoot the gazebo with a trebuchet. Decree: Are there any words in the Hugo decree (especially the part coming up) which you remember learning? Tell me the story of learning those words, or any amusing misunderstandings you had of them. What ho! I waited all dip for the chance to draw my +3 beesna...
by jjjdavidson
Fri Aug 22, 2014 11:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

"And the Harpsichords?" asked Arrietty. Homily looked thoughtful. "Well, they were different. I'm not saying they weren't stuck-up too, because they were. Your Aunt Lupy, who married your Uncle Hendreary, was a Harpsichord by marriage and we all know the airs she gave herself." ...
by jjjdavidson
Fri Aug 22, 2014 1:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30253955

Re: 1190: "Time"

whatever Thank you so much. This is truly an honor. I'm sorry I can't be there in person, but Cory has been kind enough to accept on my behalf. Since "Time" was an animation which was published online at one frame per hour, I've asked Cory to read these remarks at one word per...
by jjjdavidson
Fri Aug 22, 2014 11:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Blindposting blindsided and blownminded:

Handily sandily
Randall Munroe told a
Story of young people
  Curious and bored.
Teasing his readers with
Metachronology
Won the first stick-figure
  Hugo Award!
by jjjdavidson
Mon Dec 02, 2013 4:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hello, all my dear OTTers! Sorry I've been away so long. I have to confess: The OTT frightens me more than a bit. I lost five months of my life to Time, and I'm still not entirely back on track. I'm not at all surprised to see that the OTT is still going on. But I am surprised by how fast it's still...
by jjjdavidson
Sun Sep 22, 2013 4:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Something of a semiblindschizosignpost from NP1430, with some near-present responses thrown in. Cookie status: 14.399GC/s. 4.6PC lifetime production. Record for a single click: 89.34 teracookies (Lucky! cookie during a Frenzy X7). Spent 900TC on Kitten Engineers, and an hour and a half later have al...
by jjjdavidson
Sat Sep 21, 2013 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Signposting from NP 1426 ── still sixty-odd pages behind. Don't wait for me. 3½ days into cookies. 7.58GC/s, 303MC/click, 2.68PC lifetime output (177GC handmade in 77K clicks), 28 varieties of cookies in production (including the English biscuit lines), still trying to reach 100 Time Machines (need ...
by jjjdavidson
Thu Sep 19, 2013 11:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

"Frankly, my dear, I don't give a chirp." "I know what you're thinking, chirp. You're thinking, Did he build six castles or only five? Now to tell you the truth I forgot myself in all this running. But being this is a Zanclean flood, the most powerful flood in the world, and will blow...
by jjjdavidson
Thu Sep 19, 2013 2:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Back on NP1396 I posted what was supposed to be the first of a series of three poems based on the Epilogue I rhyme scheme (as I viewed it), CBAE CDAED CBAED CCDC BABA ED. At the time I wrote, "The last third is still mostly unwritten." Well, the last third is still mostly unwritten, and lo...
by jjjdavidson
Thu Sep 19, 2013 12:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Blindposting from NP1425, nearly 60 pages back, after roughly 3 weeks away. I've been gone partly because we had an SCA event to put on, partly in an attempt to catch up on work (and coma) I've been neglecting, partly because I didn't feel I had much to contribute other than "Wow! Neat!" ─...
by jjjdavidson
Wed Aug 28, 2013 11:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=39591&mode=view {P1407} One of the questions (not a hilit one) would not have been put in the drawing by an English, Pakistani, Indian, West Indian or Australian author (not an exhaustive list; I'm not an expert). Can you find it? Would it be, "W...
by jjjdavidson
Fri Aug 23, 2013 12:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Time Artwork has miscellaneous fan artwork, including all of the Heretical Comics. I think we should split the OTTercomic page on the wiki up - it is now rather large, there will come a point when it has more content than the originals. Splitting it up would make it far more difficult to read. A wh...
by jjjdavidson
Fri Aug 23, 2013 3:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: OTTCEPTION

OTTification of OTTification of http://xkcd.com/296/ (linked for seaishness) http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=39504&mode=view :shock: My head a splode It's too far past my coma time for me to absorb that one. Coma well, fellow Waiters ─ the Wait is not ended! Good night, Mrs. MobTees...
by jjjdavidson
Fri Aug 23, 2013 3:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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OTTifact of #448

http://xkcd.com/448/, nothing fancy:
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by jjjdavidson
Fri Aug 23, 2013 3:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

@Vytron : Your lastest addition of "The Herectical Comic" really got a "Leg-up" on the competition. Yet another grand addition. I know I can search your posts but is there an easier way to find the rest? (In fact, I think I might have missed one.) And let me add my vote for gett...
by jjjdavidson
Fri Aug 23, 2013 1:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104967
Views: 30253955

Finally! :-)

UPDATED GRAPHS: OTT Post Rate by Time of Day ─ All Users and Individual Users , the 128-day "E▒▒ of T▒▒▒" versions. (Yes, they're three weeks late, but they're here.) The main graph covers the time-of-day posting patterns for all OTTers together; the individual graphs compare the posting ...
by jjjdavidson
Thu Aug 22, 2013 3:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 30253955

Re: 1190: "Time"

Weeks back I started thinking about a poem based on the Epilogue 1 rhyme scheme. I like to break the pattern starting from midnight RDT rather than from the very first repetition, so I used CBAE CDAED CBAED CCDC BABA ED. (Hmm. The spell checker took all of that without blinking except for BABA.) But...
by jjjdavidson
Wed Aug 21, 2013 6:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Did you know...

· that Time is at this moment on the front page of Wikipedia, in their "Did you know..." section about new articles?
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Dept. of Redundancy Dept.
Spoiler:
didyouknow.png
Cool. :)
by jjjdavidson
Wed Aug 21, 2013 2:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

-Blindpost NP641- Another Past Present for all y'all! (Sorry about this one, I couldn't resist making it!) http://abload.de/img/heretsp5quvw.png Also, I'm just reading for the first time the part of the thread where people gave feedback about the first Heretical comic, I love you all, I think i...
by jjjdavidson
Wed Aug 21, 2013 12:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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xkcd 1254 ottified

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by jjjdavidson
Wed Aug 21, 2013 2:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Lucky definitely looks far too interested in the pricklymolp on the log. Bad Lucky! No molpybiscuit! *Thwap!* And it looks like the snapy has climbed up through the highest bush to poke its head out of the water. Lucky needs to lose some wait. Good thing for you BlitzGirl's http://www.s2cforum.com/f...
by jjjdavidson
Wed Aug 21, 2013 1:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

With regard to today's Othercomic : How do you think the IAU would feel if we attempt to name an object preemptively , before it is discovered or even known to exist? Sometime in the next few hundred thousand years (or sometime in the last 550 years) Antares will go (went) supernova. We could petiti...
by jjjdavidson
Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Valarya wrote:...usually end up saying "fucking ch*rp" when I'm irritated...

FTFY. I mean, really, Val, my daughter reads this! :)
by jjjdavidson
Tue Aug 20, 2013 4:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

The first five frames of the new pattern match the same times in the original epilogue sequence ─ BAEDC . Watch for the next ones to be BAECD (or not). That's not quite accurate, though it will be interesting to see if this cycle mimics the first one. The first cycle technically began with DCBAECD ...
by jjjdavidson
Tue Aug 20, 2013 4:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I haven't posted in a few days because I was away in New York with limited internet access where I stayed. Lots of great OTTercomics, LuckyOngs, etc. I don't like to reply to things on longer ketchups since many of my thoughts were probably already said. The epilogue sequence has changed now after ...
by jjjdavidson
Tue Aug 20, 2013 3:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

One thing about T▒▒ E▒▒ that I didn't anticipate: I've lost any sense that there's any urgency to anything I'm doing for the OTT. Without an hourly ONG ( NOTE: I'm loving the Lucky frames, Latent22, and thanks for doing them ─ but it's still not quite the same as wondering What will Randall do next?...
by jjjdavidson
Wed Aug 14, 2013 3:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

New original poem using the latest epilogue rhyme scheme: EABEAB CBC DD EADE ABAB AB CDC Kind of melancholy this go-around, sorry about that. When Time is Gone Join me up here Under vast dawn skies There is little that remains Kneel with me dear After the sunrise And help me gather up these grains ...
by jjjdavidson
Fri Aug 09, 2013 3:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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OTTicoloring of M1968

Please forgive my self-indulgence, as I post a 450-word essay to explain a fairly simple OTTicoloring. While waiting to pick up my daughter from band practice, I spent some time standing in drizzling rain, because I couldn't bear to sit in the car with such an incredible sky spread above me. In the ...
by jjjdavidson
Thu Aug 08, 2013 3:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

@everyOTTer : If I tried to congratulate or thank everyone whose otticolorings or ottifications or OTThercomics have cheered me up, kept the OTT going, and added to the general air of wowterfulness around here, your browsers would crash trying to load the page. So I'll just say, Wild Applause‼‼ Man...
by jjjdavidson
Thu Aug 08, 2013 3:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

This one is sort of an End-of-Timeody, but it also expresses a lot of how I felt while Time was still running: how Time and the OTT became a refuge from the craziness Outside. On the Thread ("Homeward Bound", Simon and Garfunkle) I'm sittin' in an online forum My noobish questions sure to ...
by jjjdavidson
Tue Aug 06, 2013 8:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Found this on NP 724 while searching the thread for further additions to this wiki page : As penance for any flame-bait I may have contributed, I offer a song: "It's the most wonderful thread on the net." (I started with "on the web," but couldn't think of any words that rhymed ...
by jjjdavidson
Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I'll try an OSH: http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=38860 Through what newpix were Megball walkONG? It's basically cheating to make an OSH from something like that, but I'm pretty sure it's 1011 . wizpretz gets it! (I really shouldn't have posted it just before I went coma.) Yeah, it was a c...
by jjjdavidson
Tue Aug 06, 2013 1:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

UPDATED GRAPH: OTC vs. OTT Activity, "End of Time" 128-day version. This graph plots OTT posts directly against newpix ─ or where newpix would have been, after "The end." The more steeply the line climbs, the more rapidly we were posting to the OTT. This graph is again presented...
by jjjdavidson
Tue Aug 06, 2013 1:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I'll try an OSH:
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Through what newpix were Megball walkONG?

Spoiler:
walkong.png
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by jjjdavidson
Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

@AluisioASG: The map works great for me, in the display, search, and placement functions. But if I place a second marker with my name, is it supposed to remove the first one? I now have two markers in the Ozarks.
by jjjdavidson
Mon Aug 05, 2013 3:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

UPDATED GRAPH: OTT Fora Percentage : The 128-day day "End of Time" version. This graph shows what percentage of total xkcd fora activity came from the OTT, on a daily basis. I've added a 7-day moving average to show overall trends more clearly. As SPACKlick has already pointed out, we pos...

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