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by JGeezer
Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1925: "Self-Driving Car Milestones"
Replies: 22
Views: 1829

Re: 1925: "Self-Driving Car Milestones"

Been quietly lurking for some time, but I had a dream where I was working on autonomous vehicles a week or two ago (really), and in it I said "Just say into here where you want to go, and it will take you somewhere that sounds vaguely like that".
by JGeezer
Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1791: "Telescopes: Refractor vs Reflector"
Replies: 99
Views: 10502

Re: 1791: "Telescopes: Refractor vs Reflector"

Thorbard9 wrote:
JGeezer wrote:Methinks you guys didn't "get it".

Vampires do not reflect in mirrors. If there was one out there, this would in fact be true.


There is a mirror in the eyepiece of the refractor...


Nope, if it's a decent refactor it's a prism.
by JGeezer
Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1791: "Telescopes: Refractor vs Reflector"
Replies: 99
Views: 10502

Re: 1791: "Telescopes: Refractor vs Reflector"

Methinks you guys didn't "get it".

Vampires do not reflect in mirrors. If there was one out there, this would in fact be true.
by JGeezer
Wed Jul 09, 2014 7:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Thank You SilentTimer!

Even we old lurkers lONG for more, but it's been a great journey.

My very sincere Thank You.
by JGeezer
Thu Sep 19, 2013 12:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Baobabs

Blindposting from maybe 20 pages back - but have you guys seen this? http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=climate-change-threatens-madagascars-towering-baobab-trees Either really sad, or really wingish thing that OTTers know they survived! Except then they got drowned. Uh-oh.... :shock: ...
by JGeezer
Fri Aug 23, 2013 2:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: Our hero!

TheMinim wrote:
JGeezer wrote:
Spoiler:
redundancy2.jpg


*presses a button*

What did I just do?


Umm .. what? Did you get an image? Or is just the spoiler mustarted?
by JGeezer
Fri Aug 23, 2013 2:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Our hero!

Image

Yes, redundant
Spoiler:
Or even worse...

redundancy2.jpg


TankCueball.jpg
by JGeezer
Wed Aug 21, 2013 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

Location: Newpage 1372 of 1395. Blitzposting towards the Present. Dammit BlitzGirl stop writing such wowterful poems that would make great songs! I still haven't finished the first one yet! Actually don't stop. ;) Neither of you stop! http://i1080.photobucket.com/albums/j322/Steve-Metalman/More%20B...
by JGeezer
Wed Aug 21, 2013 12:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

waveney wrote:142,000 results - that is more than posts here!
Spoiler:
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[spoiler]
molpy.png


I love this awesomeful search result!

http://www.babynamespedia.com/meaning/Molpy
by JGeezer
Tue Aug 20, 2013 2:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Lucky Lucky

Lucky LuckONG about to be saved!

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But then what?
by JGeezer
Mon Aug 19, 2013 11:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: I know just enough USA geography to get the original jok

Treeish, but wouldn't it go internet->xkcd->OTC->OTT? The OTT isn't between xkcd and the OTC, I think, and the OTT is furthest from reality :mrgreen: I was thinking more in terms radiating out from the center of the universe, which is why the OTC is central to all. Do you DARE suggest our pathetic ...
by JGeezer
Mon Aug 19, 2013 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

FloatONG to the island!

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by JGeezer
Mon Aug 19, 2013 6:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

Image
Redundant with sorta kittys
Spoiler:
Redundant4.gif

NewOtter2.jpg
by JGeezer
Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

Molpying up to a fire alarm test :x I did notice ChronosDragon used the term "mid-west" to describe going from California to Utah. When you're west of that North/South line of the eastern borders of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico; you're in the "West" (at ...
by JGeezer
Thu Aug 15, 2013 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

What do you do?

When you're in this really looooong boooooring conference call, alone in your home office, supposedly on mute, and you hear: Is somebody singing "boom-de-yada"? what do YOU do? Um, uh, purely hypothetical, of course yeah, that's the ticket... Blitzgirl and Yappo, I just want to thank you t...
by JGeezer
Tue Aug 13, 2013 12:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

... I bring you Monomolpy pieces v5.0! Now with improved water transportation! There's a riverish treebucket on the raft? Wow, keen eyes, charlie! I thought it was a twig, like the rest of the debris. But it would make sense that it remained still for an additional frame if it were the trebuchet......
by JGeezer
Mon Aug 12, 2013 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hopefully to help with some of the Post-Time Stress Disorder... I bring you Monomolpy pieces v5.0! Now with improved water transportation! http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?mode=view&id=39112&sid=66901352885efa20542464a1416c0aa5 Redundant: [spoiler] Enhance! http://forums.xkcd.com/do...
by JGeezer
Fri Aug 09, 2013 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1249: "Meteor Showers"
Replies: 49
Views: 19150

Re: 1249: "Meteor Showers"

geospacedman wrote:You can get stationary meteors - they're called 'point source meteors' and occur when the meteor is heading straight for you.


Looks kinda like this:

http://xkcd.com/1229/

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by JGeezer
Tue Aug 06, 2013 12:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

magma pixie wrote:
Okay, I've missed something. What is wrong with being in the comfy chair? (Other than, apparently, getting pelted with M&Ms.)



Um, about 2:56 ....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RqhsGy1fh0

Just sayin', this is basic culture stuff...
by JGeezer
Fri Aug 02, 2013 3:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

OK, so, here's the recording . And here are the lyrics (Based on " On My Own " from Les Mis): And now it seems that Time will end, where will I go, where will I post to? I'd be so lost to never have your avatars to say hello to The alt-text says "The End," and I feel like I ...
by JGeezer
Thu Aug 01, 2013 6:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ok, I think I've come to terms well enough with T** E** that I can bear to write (and post) this. So here it is: Frames of Time Based on the choral version of Fields of Gold You'll be there with me when the timer ONGs As we await the newpix You'll forget the sun in his Outside sky As we Wai...
by JGeezer
Mon Jul 29, 2013 5:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Things I Never Got Around to Posting

Here are a couple of things that sort of collected while I WAITed FOR the right time to post IT. There's a lesson for you, sigh. Carpe Newpix from now on for me. http://www.chrisdukeart.com/images/GSRant.jpg http://www.chrisdukeart.com/images/WWRD.jpg And do you all remember where you were when you ...
by JGeezer
Fri Jul 26, 2013 1:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

AhoyONG!
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by JGeezer
Thu Jul 25, 2013 3:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

ThrowONG
Spoiler:
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Ninja'd on my first try at ONGing
by JGeezer
Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

GLR has been in a good mood lately!

"We could start calling this the front" made me :D

"Head toward them!" "How?" "Oh. Right." made me :lol:
by JGeezer
Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

Pfhorrest wrote:Prediction: They just sighted the Twenty. (The Other Twenty, that is).


But he's pointing behind them - could be a Randallawful amount of water coming... :shock:

[Argh, Ninja'd by DavidRa!]
by JGeezer
Wed Jul 24, 2013 7:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

A preview of a project I'm working on: Here is a word cloud of the first 100 pages of the OTT: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=38310&mode=view wordcloud1.png Anyone have any ideas of analysis to do? I'm doing word frequencies and post counts, so far. I'd love to see a progression of...
by JGeezer
Wed Jul 24, 2013 6:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

i don't know, they don't seem so dense to me, just uneducated... Dense in the sense of hydrology, not psychology. Sorry if I misled and happy that I walked into the joke. Newcomers. Tell us about your handles. The regulars have mostly done so in the past. Mine is just an alter ego, without ...
by JGeezer
Wed Jul 24, 2013 3:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

Treat it like a canal; use healthy strong adults as mules. This way, the kids and elders don't have to try to outrun a flood or be abandoned. Also, they can take more of their stuff to make a new start. Am I the only one having trouble swallowing the idea of the sandcastle-platform having transform...
by JGeezer
Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

Found this little clip from a French tourist at Château d'If. It's ⁴, but doesn't really help confirm anything; the inside of the castle doesn't look much like the OTC version. http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=38276 HOW DARE YOU SUGGEST /INSINUATE THAT OUR SCIENTIFIC/ GLO...
by JGeezer
Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

Found this little clip from a French tourist at Château d'If. It's ⁴, but doesn't really help confirm anything; the inside of the castle doesn't look much like the OTC version. http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=38276 HOW DARE YOU SUGGEST /INSINUATE THAT OUR SCIENTIFIC/ GLO...
by JGeezer
Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

Today's otherpic:

Spoiler:
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The flood has been mustarded!


ETA: Withdrawn in embarrassment. I shall have revenge, mscha!
by JGeezer
Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

Assuming everybody doesn't just drown, or the Beanie Fleet doesn't just show up to rescue everyone There is no beanie fleet. They have been living on what is effectively a mountain top. They have no need of boats and no way to build them. 500-1000 years earlier they might have been sailors,...
by JGeezer
Tue Jul 23, 2013 1:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

cellocgw wrote:
Montov wrote:He is going to taste the water.


Followed by his exclaiming, " Oh my God, It's full of stars!"

Or maybe ,"Mmmmm, chocolate."


Or "I've got a bad feeling about this."
by JGeezer
Sat Jul 20, 2013 12:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://xkcd.mscha.org/beanieketchup.png Whew, that was a lot easier than yesterdix... (I'm sure BlitzGirl will be thankful too... And, of course, everyone else who needs to ketchup and/or blitz.) On the subject of how the hell they're going to get to the Cueganites in time and how t...
by JGeezer
Fri Jul 19, 2013 8:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm on deadline.

I'm supposed to make dinner.

All I can do is sit here, frantically pressing refresh.

I'm doomed.
by JGeezer
Fri Jul 19, 2013 3:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

jovialbard wrote:
nickjbor wrote:Was I the only one who heard "dun DUN DUNNNN!!!" at that last line?


More of a DONG... DONG... DONG...


More of an OH MY GLR!
by JGeezer
Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

SinusPi wrote:UpdatONG again!
Spoiler:
Image


Oh, thank GLR!
by JGeezer
Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

TimeLurker wrote:I feel very special that I ketchup right as Time ends.

*waves*
It was great waiting with you all. Take care.


NO! NOOOO! NOOOOO!!!!

Time cannot end! I need my fix!
by JGeezer
Thu Jul 18, 2013 12:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105185
Views: 31464249

Re: 1190: "Time"

[off-topic] A question for the programmers among you: When/where/how did you get your start in programming? I am looking into learning programming and I'd like to hear your advice. I've read some of the thread on this topic here in the xkcd fora but I'm still not quite sure what to learn or how to ...

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