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by ttscp
Tue Nov 11, 2014 11:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

Even those of us whose careers concern sustainability can't come up with a solid definition. Remember ttscp's sig: “Always act to increase the survival chances of the largest group you are a part of.” That's a long way toward a good definition, but even with that, knowing what, exactly, increases t...
by ttscp
Fri Feb 14, 2014 11:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Count to 70,000

Does anyone actually read signatures?

Yes. Score 3, (on my cell) but I can't play any more cause my coma'll be yappocised.
4 to go.
by ttscp
Sun Feb 09, 2014 10:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

oh. I never met a secret I liked. As soon as I know it, it is not a secret, anymore ... Snip... What are you afraid will happen to you, if all of your on-line data becomes public? Are you afraid, what has happened to me, will happen to you? That is a reasonable fear. I have lived most of my life in...
by ttscp
Sun Feb 09, 2014 5:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

Meanwhile, I've started to use "ch*rping m*stard" as an expletive in Outsider contexts. I mean, I already was experimenting with expletives, but I just couldn't think of any that work decently in English ("quaternion" is maybe half-decent, but still works significantly better in...
by ttscp
Sun Feb 09, 2014 4:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

Drunk and happy humans geese are fun. From a distance! Don't mess with geese . Also there is that Brautigan story, Revenge of the Lawn . The link does not do the story justice: imagine coming home to a lawn filled with plucked hungover geese. "The geese stood by staring on like some helpless, ...
by ttscp
Sat Feb 08, 2014 3:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

Drunk and happy humans geese are fun. From a distance! Don't mess with geese . Also there is that Brautigan story, Revenge of the Lawn . The link does not do the story justice: imagine coming home to a lawn filled with plucked hungover geese. "The geese stood by staring on like some helpless, ...
by ttscp
Fri Feb 07, 2014 6:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 18:15 HHT

Way too early to call it dead. True, but it's a good way to trick OTTers into posting :wink: I take it things are just unraptorish, there wasn't any fora mustard was there? Consider me tricked. The forum took a while to log me in, but it didn't take repeated tries or anything. Besides, even if it w...
by ttscp
Fri Feb 07, 2014 6:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 18:15 HHT

taixzo wrote:
HES wrote:08:30 HES Heretical Time: 'bot
11:30 HHT: OTTer
12:30 HHT: 'bot
16:27 HHT: OTTer 'bot ninja

10 nopix with just one proper post.

Is the OTT dead?


No, it's just the calm before the storm.


Way too early to call it dead. Lonely maybe, but not dead. It's the wipend already for some otters.
by ttscp
Wed Feb 05, 2014 11:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://www.santabarbaraca.gov/images/pw/water/gibraltar_1.jpg Gibraltar Dam. There's some metal in there someplace: click the image to search for it. I used to drive past this twice a year on my way to a retreat in Santa Ynez, California. Oh, wait, you meant the dam on the Straits of Gibraltar?
by ttscp
Wed Feb 05, 2014 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

HESerised: To have a coma pattern which alternates between being normal and Yappocised My LOL moment for the day N . Thank you. N and my coma schedule todip is not yappoc- or HESer-ised G E . G I hesitate to use the word Normal in this thread, perhaps Gaussian? E so it is still early in the dip
by ttscp
Tue Jan 28, 2014 1:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: It's here

AluisioASG wrote:Wait
for
it.

Definitely worth the...
Spoiler:
...Ch*rping aewsomeful.
by ttscp
Sat Jan 25, 2014 5:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

No registered users and 22 guests

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaiiiiiiiiieeeeeeeee, it's the wip end!
by ttscp
Fri Jan 17, 2014 8:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

Oh, look! BlitzGirl's Pope again! Where have I seen that before? All too often. My ideas for decrees are gone! But somehow you keep getting new ones that somehow are related. For decree. This is not me in the picture; my hair isn't that grey yet. http://foxgully.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/goliath-...
by ttscp
Fri Jan 17, 2014 7:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1318: "Actually"
Replies: 76
Views: 15880

Re: 1318: "Actually"

Am I the only one wondering if in the "Actually, measurements suggest it's flat", the "it" is actually referring to the universe from the previous sentence, stating it's flat instead of curved? That would make the entire argument recursive, rather than circular. That's the way I...
by ttscp
Wed Jan 15, 2014 5:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

HES wrote:
ttscp wrote:I think there's a critical mass affect.

It's critical that I have the thread open whilst playing Mass Effect.

But if I'm actually trying to get work done.... "must not open browser, must stay focused, must..., Oh look HES has quoted me!"

New story
by ttscp
Wed Jan 15, 2014 4:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 2 down, 5 to go

ETA: Time is now #5 on the index page. Poor show. It is #3 as I started this post to restore us to the top. O Which brings up a thought. The OTT already has one of the longer lifetimes (length of time between first and latest post), in the fora O . Lifetime implies life, which is as good a metaphor...
by ttscp
Tue Jan 14, 2014 5:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

The OTTers - an everyday story of OTTers That sounds like an "as real as possible" thing. I personally never liked those shows and movies. If it could happen in real life there is no need to turn it into a movie. Just live the real life and have even more fun (and some nice hauptic feedba...
by ttscp
Sun Jan 12, 2014 4:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think about consciousness a lot.... I thought this essay was already on my web site. Apparently not. I had to detour to find it and post it there.. Interesting read, one nitpick though: The human body does not contain 98% of water... that would be the water contents of, say, a jelly fish. Our bod...
by ttscp
Sat Jan 11, 2014 6:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think about consciousness a lot.... I thought this essay was already on my web site. Apparently not. I had to detour to find it and post it there. addams: anyone who responds to a (OTT) papal decree can no longer claim they are not an OTTer. and I learned FORTRAN in the 1960's, but I'm in my secon...
by ttscp
Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1314: "Photos"
Replies: 194
Views: 35675

Re: 1314: "Photos"

I was told about a guy that was attempting to take a self photo of himself and his bike and backed off an edge into a canyon. He was found and air lifted out. Well you lightened me up: this was my LOL moment of the day. I have a friend who punctuates every third sentence with the word "fuck&qu...
by ttscp
Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

The real question is: are dragons conscious, ChronosDragon? I agree with both vytron and ggh but want to add that complexity alone is not enough to create consciousness either. I think about consciousness a lot. Lately I think consciousness is other referential. I once worked for an insurance compan...
by ttscp
Fri Jan 03, 2014 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

Also, is there any difference between plane, airplane, aircraft? Plane G , not airplane or aeroplane: EscherSkew.png Aircraft H , not airplane or aeroplane: helicopter.jpg Airplane, Aeroplane, plane A Airplane.jpg Other than ucim's, Escher comes as close as any to an OTP. G Geometric plane, tessela...
by ttscp
Thu Jan 02, 2014 10:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1370: "Time"

ttscp recently classified me and mrob27 as bots :shock:. Not in any way meant derogatorily, I enjoy your and (mrob27s) posts. It may not always be easy to tell what I enjoy because... There is a simple way of determining if he likes your posts or not: if he does - he will propably not write anythin...
by ttscp
Tue Dec 31, 2013 11:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

It's 2014O somewhereC right now: Happy New Yip to all ottersE

O Outside. Inside, it's around 23014. I have no idea what it is in the basement; it's too dark to tell.
C Christmas Island and New Zealand
E and everyone else

Edit: basement
by ttscp
Mon Dec 30, 2013 1:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

ucim: I knew about posslq, but for some reason didn't include it in my list of alternatives. I pronounce it as you do, but have never liked it, perhaps because I never think of it when playing scrabble. In any event, I have lost the battle on squeeze; after a few weeks of using it to refer to my wi...
by ttscp
Sun Dec 29, 2013 1:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1284: "Improved Keyboard"
Replies: 102
Views: 20371

Re: 1284: "Improved Keyboard"

addams wrote:That might be Time.
Time has its own Language.

Time does have its own language, but that isn't it.
by ttscp
Sun Dec 29, 2013 11:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: posslq

ucim: I knew about posslq, but for some reason didn't include it in my list of alternatives. I pronounce it as you do, but have never liked it, perhaps because I never think of it when playing scrabble. In any event, I have lost the battle on squeeze; after a few weeks of using it to refer to my wif...
by ttscp
Sat Dec 28, 2013 11:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

The OTT is consistently in the top three threads of the fora, and frequently the top thread. I'm only good for random thoughts of late. Never enough to post and always just a little bit late. I am here in the present, at least I don't think I'm in the basement, I never said I was leaving, which is i...
by ttscp
Thu Nov 07, 2013 9:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

... And at this i haven't been having those dreams where I show up at rehearsal without my music, or the wrong music, or an hour late, or without my instruments...you get the picture. ... Which caused me a mental picture of you dragging tympani on to the bus to get to rehearsal... Or maybe on a mot...
by ttscp
Sat Nov 02, 2013 7:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

For pastO pope:Burning Man 2007 Flaming Piano Trebuchet

OCh*rping Outside. I had this all prepared to post lastpage, but then got interrupted.
by ttscp
Thu Oct 24, 2013 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

for PPP P Hi! (Even though this post puts me at risk of being taken over by some slimey green thing G getting a hat) P revious Page Pope D D ecree: Edit: YAY pope. I decree anyone lurking or reading this who hasn't posted on the thread in over a week should post something and say hi. M G hostbusters...
by ttscp
Wed Oct 16, 2013 7:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1278: "Giraffes"
Replies: 67
Views: 21329

Re: 1278: "Giraffes"

by ttscp
Thu Oct 10, 2013 2:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Introversion

In many ways this is me in the "outside". (Stand off to one side. Wait for someone to notice me.) I'm a real wallflower. But, if you get me talking, sometimes I just can't seem to stop. (I get longwinded at times.) So that utterly describes me. It seems that sort of person is the sort of ...
by ttscp
Wed Sep 25, 2013 9:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

This isn't ketchup, since I've been reading along this whole time, but not having enough time to post anything means there's lots to respond to. Most of it will go away, but this one is important: I never had one of these… What, not ever? That must be corrected. Virtual ice cream sandwiches have bee...
by ttscp
Sat Sep 21, 2013 3:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

This just in: climate change threatens Madagascar's towering baobab trees (Scientific American)
I've been too busy to do anything more than read the OTT, but I'm still here.
by ttscp
Tue Sep 10, 2013 7:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:Yep, I was bored, so I molpied on over there. Before Time began, I molped about the OtherThreads quite often.
I had to resist the urge to declare myself Mome of that Otherthread page...

I'm having a smile imagining their reaction to Beanish.
by ttscp
Tue Sep 10, 2013 7:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm not sure what BlitzGirl is doing over in 1262: "Unquote", either proselytizing, or she's bored and amusing herself: Even if you're too unimaginative to think of the many reasons we might no longer know Star Wars quotes in a couple centuries, it would take a very special kind of stagnat...
by ttscp
Tue Sep 10, 2013 5:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

ETA: Boy, it went from busy to zero very quickly: Febrion, PEEMNPAURNILI, shenazrtgp, ttscp, ZoomanSP and 21 guests This has been a theme, lately... to point out how few people are lurking. But if you don't refresh every 2 minutes, the forum doesn't show your name down there as browsing. I think I ...
by ttscp
Tue Sep 10, 2013 4:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://swizec.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/MoebiusGearA-300x226.jpg That is one weird treeish hat! Um, I thought it was a cake… or at least the search was "cake". It's a fully geared Mobius loop. I've seen it animated somewhere... probably via boingboing. Pretty cool whether or not...
by ttscp
Fri Sep 06, 2013 1:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107236
Views: 50153009

Re: 1190: "Time"

Kieryn wrote:I just did my usual ego search on this newpage and I was like:

Kieryn's brain wrote:"woohoo! 12 mentions."


Then I saw why. I feel so used...
Spoiler:
as an example. :) hee hee


But a good example. Of something we want to keep. There, did that salve your ego?

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