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by Rule110
Thu May 04, 2017 4:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Woot! Has everyone seen Princess Leia's Stolen Death Star Plans ? For obvious reasons it reminds me of all those nifty OTTifications we wrote. Except as far as I know, no one ever covered the entire story of Time by OTTifying every track of a classic album in sequence, the way Palette-Swap Ninja has...
by Rule110
Mon May 01, 2017 8:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

ggh wrote:GOOMHR110!


Sure, sure, no problem. Soon as I find a job and can save up first and last and a security deposit on a new place.

*hangs a string of mini lights on a convenient caudate nucleus*
by Rule110
Mon May 01, 2017 3:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time" - Time Revisited - np1018

mscha wrote:SUNGRIA...
(Colorization by pelrigg.)


That is one of the most beautifully done colorizations in the catalog, IMHO. Subtle, minimal, yet very deep and realistic. Masterful.
by Rule110
Sun Apr 30, 2017 2:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

The returnUNG of #000000 to the OTC! I remember how excited we were when this newpix arrived. Indeed. It was during the slow fade that I decided to delurk, to put a "thanks for all the entertaining posts" on the record just in case Time was ending. It turned out a long and important Era w...
by Rule110
Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
Views: 37236216

Re: 1190: "Time"

My weekly Workblitz is done. So, back to the thread. Just the last newpage tells me that re-acclimatizing is going to be an uphill climb. (Perhaps one like unto that from a salt basin to a former coastline.) Clicking links in posts plunges me into random unfamiliar Times past. It gets disorienting. ...
by Rule110
Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

*blinks, looks around* Hi! Welcome forward, Rule110! Be careful, suddenly slowing from BlitzSpeed to OTTSpeed can be severely disorienting due to the temporal effects. We haven't heard from you in yips! How have you been? I've been tolerably well, thanks! It has indeed been yips. However, I have th...
by Rule110
Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
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Re: 1190: "Time"

*blinks, looks around*

Hi!
by Rule110
Mon Dec 30, 2013 12:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi Rule110 ! If you cuegan shippers really want so see some action you need to start pumping some music through the fourth wall. Or slip some Time after Time slash fiction onto mscha's server... Hi! If Lucky, the starry night, and running as one into the doomed Zanclean abyss didn't do it, a few ba...
by Rule110
Sun Dec 29, 2013 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Megan and Cueball, sittin' by a tree
(Doin') N-O-T-H-I-N-G.
First comes love, then comes marriage,
But not if they're stuck on blank-stare-age.
by Rule110
Wed Dec 18, 2013 10:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

...making exciting underwear... Is there an interesting story to this? Sorry, no, just a bog standard Monty Python (Holy Grail) reference. I'm sorry about your wolpy - they are just like family. Thanks. Indeed they are. Time heals what time deals, I hope. (I'm pondering whether a Time t-shirt would...
by Rule110
Wed Dec 18, 2013 7:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Welcome Caswallon and Rule110 ! Yeah, sorry about the goat's blood - the goat kind of objected to being sacrificed and it got all over the place. Maybe next time we'll do something easier, like a broccoli. So... what's going on in your life? Hope all is molpish! Jose Fairly molpish, thanks! Getting...
by Rule110
Wed Dec 18, 2013 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 37236216

Re: 1190: "Time"

Somebody called?
by Rule110
Wed Sep 11, 2013 3:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Blindposting from page 1424: BlitzGirl, that punsaw of yours is going to run out of gas one of these days... then what are you going to do? I don't know but here's the appropriate t-shirt. http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?mode=view&id=39922&sid=9df9d7b007e2ccbb8f772ddc152de660 redund...
by Rule110
Mon Aug 26, 2013 4:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
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Re: Nopixly OSH

ETA: http://www.apcleveland.com/community/Smileys/default/welcomeback.gif , Rule110 ! ggh left you this message some fewpages back: ETA: ooh pope! Yay! Please post poetry! Or continue with Aluisio's excellent decree from the last page. Or combine them! Like: Here lies Rule110 Always clever. Mention...
by Rule110
Mon Aug 26, 2013 4:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Whan that Juvembre, with his shoures soote The droghte of Maytober hath perced to the roote And bathed every baobab in swich licour, Of which vertu engendred is the flour; Whan Zephirus eek with his sweete breeth Inspired hath in every holt and heeth The tendre mollpes, and the yonge sonne Hath in t...
by Rule110
Wed Aug 07, 2013 12:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
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Re: Something clever here. Also Niclep.

Eternal Density wrote:
ucim wrote:
Eternal Density wrote:Also the postrate has become rather seaish just now.
Every time I read that, I read "...the prostrate has become rather seaish...". :)
When I glanced upon my post before scrolling down to yours, I saw that too :P

As long as it's not my prostate getting seaish, I won't be complaining.
by Rule110
Thu Aug 01, 2013 8:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
Views: 37236216

Re: 1190: "Time"

Nice first OTTification, jeffallen55! I think it's the first gospel ottification we've had. Second, as far as I can tell, after mscha's Wade in the Water. http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=101043&start=48160#p3417855 Third, actually, and the second of Go Down Moses. Mine was from j...
by Rule110
Wed Jul 31, 2013 1:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Per decree: "My other mug is a dilgunerrang." "Coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee GRAPEVINE GRAPEVINE" "Pfffth. Pthuh! Yuck. I've had worse." http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20130719180753/xkcd-time/images/e/...
by Rule110
Wed Jul 31, 2013 2:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I really love all the color manips that have been posted, and the creative use of different tools and media in so many of them. My own creative thoughts have been running in a different direction recently, though. Here's a preview that might give you an idea of the project I'm contemplating. 1. http...
by Rule110
Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
Views: 37236216

Re: 1190: "Time"

Has anyone OTTified 'Once More With Feeling' yet? Would anyone mind a repeat if so? Well the obvious one is the mustard song. "Edit the mustard Out Edit the mustard OOOOOOUUUUUT" Or Dawn's lament "Did you see the changing newpix? did anybody hear the Ong?" And a quick one for Sw...
by Rule110
Sun Jul 28, 2013 3:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
Views: 37236216

Re: 1190: "Time"

Here for a short time after traveling. Which does not, keep in mind, mean I've returned, because I never left. @NetWeasel -- The analysis with the "bouncer" analogy is spot on. Very well said. @Tatiana -- Beautifully OTTified poem. @Sciscitor -- Wow, new avatar collage and constellation! I...
by Rule110
Sat Jul 27, 2013 4:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
Views: 37236216

Re: 1190: "Time"

The first thing I did when I delurked during the fading was thank everyone for the entertaining commentary in the thread thus far. But everything since then has been so much greater, on a whole different scale, I can't begin to say. You're all wonderful. HAL9000, I think that's the first time I've b...
by Rule110
Sat Jul 27, 2013 12:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

And, you know... the biggest question of all, at least for me: Why was it called "Time"? Was that a simple way of making sure people cottoned on to the fact that the frame would change? I expected something different. Metaphor, theme, allusion... just.. not nothing. I mean, it was a great...
by Rule110
Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

A few things to say quickly. Follow-up thoughts later. 1. Thunderous applause. 2. The last scene did seem like a likely final scene to me. In fact, the last several sections or chapters or eras or whatever we end up calling them, came across as epilogue-like. And then the final sandcastle sealed the...
by Rule110
Fri Jul 26, 2013 2:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

RUNTIME ERROR: TIME (1190) PANEL 3074
MISSING TROPE -322
Group of ten or more civilian refugees escaping catastrophe is lacking pregnant woman in labor. Please add full-term fetus and re-run comic.

Thus ends Time.
>
by Rule110
Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

The world is ending, and what is your first question? Why do you have little tables covered in sand? http://www.mscha.org/tmp/SkypeEmoticons/animated/emoticon-0120-doh.gif Like I said. They're all grad students. Even the little kids. But how will they figure out whom to eat first, if they're all gr...
by Rule110
Thu Jul 25, 2013 2:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I think it's time to find out if LaPetite really did learn how to swim in rivers.
by Rule110
Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I imagine they're going to use emptied water containers. Given that they live in a salt desert with an unreliable river, they need plenty of water containers to survive (including dilgunnerangs, but they'd also need larger ones too) and they'd treasure them. And when they're empty, they float, even ...
by Rule110
Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Megan:

We have to get everyone together.

We have to find something to help us cross rivers and sea-channels.

We have to head the other way, across the plain, toward the mountains.

We need to run.

And get a note to the milkman... no more cheese!
by Rule110
Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

what about Naomi? I thought I was the last one to remember that! I had to Google it, but then it all came back. One of the great pleasures of parenthood is getting to show that series to your kids. If only Letterman 1 were here -- he'd turn that FLOOD into... Uh, I got nothin'. BLOOD would not ...
by Rule110
Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/7915574a8dffb249aac2176468d4b97200ddc09ac731776d7b58df6c4a2534e8.png Taking one heck of a chance. They look to be knee deep in the water. Six inches of moving water will knock you off your feet, one foot will float many cars, two feet will sweep a SUV away. Well, th...
by Rule110
Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

They all have bags! That's a start anyhow, as long as it's all of them and not just a "scouting party" or something. And Megan wastes no time! I'd call this frame zero for "how long does it take to convince them to run for the mountains" pool purposes. Now we'll soon (relatively ...
by Rule110
Tue Jul 23, 2013 6:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Just for reference: .1 mm per second rise (which is probably slower than, or close to, what Megan is seeing now) is about 8.6 meters/day. (Filling the Med. in about a year.) 1 mm per second rise (which is probably faster than what Megan is seeing now) is about 86 meters/day. (Filling in about a mont...
by Rule110
Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

This may already be obvious to everyone else...but if my math is correct, at the end of this NP, the OTC with slightly over 3000 panels will have generated 48,000 posts (and climbing!) in the OTT. Wow. That post was, in fact, the 48000th. (At present; subject to change due to mods removing posts an...
by Rule110
Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

And THIS IS SUPER PANICKY ! They've passed a stream or two and the water is now rising around them and now they're going to cross something even more dangerous to help some people out. Ya'll think it's the 40? This is terrifying, but I can't deny each ONG is going to be exciting todip. They're cros...
by Rule110
Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Prediction / hope: dialogue in the next newpix or two will tell us more about how far they now are from their home... and won't contain the phrase "in the name of God". If it's really 11000 years in the future, those monks writing down all nine billion names of God should be pretty far al...
by Rule110
Tue Jul 23, 2013 1:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Good news: - They haven't crossed any much lower regions to reach this spot. They have an escape route from where they currently are. - They know where they are and should be close to where their tribe lives. - Cueball is casually asking "is that the sea?" as if recognizing a landmark, rat...
by Rule110
Mon Jul 22, 2013 11:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

DifferONGt tower http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/cf5f3c936208acee81d5a0d5a6cc4218f4343d4f7025bea1f55cfb257138bdef.png It seems to be hillpeoplish in origin, not beanish. I took the Geekwagon for a spin to find that tower and don't see it in any other frames. So where are they now? Unless I'm way m...
by Rule110
Mon Jul 22, 2013 11:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
Views: 37236216

Re: 1190: "Time"

Possibly relevant to the eternal "how much was planned in advance" question. Here's a list of things in the comic that, in retrospect, are consistent with (and therefore potential clues to) Megan and Cueball climbing out of a deep basin with a central salt lake. Most of them a...
by Rule110
Mon Jul 22, 2013 9:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106130
Views: 37236216

Re: 1190: "Time"

Possibly relevant to the eternal "how much was planned in advance" question. Here's a list of things in the comic that, in retrospect, are consistent with (and therefore potential clues to) Megan and Cueball climbing out of a deep basin with a central salt lake. Most of them a...

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