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by Ace
Sat Aug 03, 2013 12:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: Time, the OTTiverse and Everything

Now presenting: the xkcd 1190 Thread Members Map . Go, click on your location, click the marker, enter your info and upload! (Just look at it for now, the upload doesn't seem to be working yet; check my signature for updates.) Lurkers are welcome, just fill in a random username. Done. I went with b...
by Ace
Fri Aug 02, 2013 9:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

On the subject of tablets: I just have a dinky little Wacom Bamboo, tiny tablet, no screen. Basic bargain tablet. Around the time I was looking into getting a tablet, several webcomic artists posted recommendations to start out cheap, because that's all the average user really needs, and it's a lowe...
by Ace
Thu Aug 01, 2013 8:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

Okay, I'm thinking about an idea for a meetup... We're across the world, so I was thinking maybe a 5 city meet, with Skype used to unite the cities. The 5 places I had in mind were: USA, west coast (San Francisco?) USA, east coast (NYC?) Europe (Marseille. Of course) South America (?) australia (?)...
by Ace
Wed Jul 31, 2013 6:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

Sea of distractions today, but you guys scared me earlier. Reading a debate about copyright, and then I get to the bottom of the page, and there was only one more page! I haven't had a single page ketchup in for ever, I thought for sure things had finally got heated, and the thread had been locked. ...
by Ace
Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wait More With Feeling Part 1: Posting Through The Madness Note: I won't be doing I've Got a Theory. Instead see Rule110's excellent version here ! - The Mustard MAN: He took the mustard out! CHORUS: He took the mustard out! I can't really claim credit for this one. (Ninja'd...
by Ace
Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

NoMouse: I love it! Van Gogh is one of my favourite artists, anything Starry Night, and I am there.

I vaguely recall something similar, way back, but I don't think it was the night scenes.
by Ace
Tue Jul 30, 2013 5:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wait More With Feeling Posting Through The Madness LURKER: Every single frame The same arrangement I go out and fight to post Still, I always feel the strange estrangement Nothing here is real Nothing here is right I've been making shows of making posts Just hoping no one knows That I've be...
by Ace
Tue Jul 30, 2013 5:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wait More With Feeling Part 1: Posting Through The Madness Not going to do I've Got a Theory. Instead see Rule110's excellent version here . Part 2: The Mustard, Under Your Thread - I'll Never Blitz OTTer (Speaking): Well, I can do a ketchup, I've almost got that... BLITZER: This is the...
by Ace
Tue Jul 30, 2013 3:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wait More With Feeling Part 1: Posting Through The Madness Note: I won't be doing I've Got a Theory. Instead see Rule110's excellent version here ! - The Mustard MAN: He took the mustard out! CHORUS: He took the mustard out! I can't really claim credit for this one. (Ninja'd by the original version...
by Ace
Tue Jul 30, 2013 1:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

No matter how I try I can't seem to OTC-ify this thing. But I think OTTifying it will work, and maybe even tell the story of a casual reader turned 'devout' follower. Wait More With Feeling Posting Through The Madness LURKER: Every single frame The same arrangement I go out and fight to post Still, ...
by Ace
Tue Jul 30, 2013 12:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

I present the laziest OTTify ever! (Standing from Once More With Feeling) Waiting OTC: You're not ready for the world Outside You keep pretending, but you just can't hide I know I said that I'd be waiting by your side But I... Your path's unbeaten and it's all uphill And you can meet it, but you nev...
by Ace
Tue Jul 30, 2013 12:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

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 fo...
by Ace
Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

Has anyone OTTified 'Once More With Feeling' yet? Would anyone mind a repeat if so?
by Ace
Mon Jul 29, 2013 8:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

In honour of the blitzers, past, present, and future, and the comic, and that one little sandcastle, I will recursively molpy down this night. http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=38532 Badly taken, I'm not sure why I did it this way. The picture on the monitor is also recursive, not that you...
by Ace
Mon Jul 29, 2013 7:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

By the way, Randall made a "making of Time" blag post today. http://blag.xkcd.com/ Oh, my. I just read that, and, wow. Speechless. Only way I can think to express this: <3 .. just <3 I .. no. No words. 'Time has ended.' 'Aww. Aw well, fun while it lasted.' (It fake ended a couple times: '...
by Ace
Mon Jul 29, 2013 4:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

Papal Decree: Favourite Frame and Why M1503: http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/aec7f708c93e4ea0d96cef79f5c597a4167bd03f4b96a7670683ea3c0bcf1373.png Baobabs! Basically because it was the first thing I actually recognised, in a landmark sense. Sandcastles can be made on any beach, on any coastline, and...
by Ace
Mon Jul 29, 2013 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: Redundakitties

Redundant: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=38506 Blitzgirl, I want to applaud you for your many black redundakitties. They may just be your favorite color meowlpy, but did you know that black cats are the hardest to get adopted out of shelters and rescue groups due to the stigma of bad ...
by Ace
Sun Jul 28, 2013 8:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

Edit: Oooh, Pagepope! Share something about yourself that nobody here would know about you. For me that's easy (since nobody knows me yet!) I like to fly remote control planes. I like to knit, even though I'm allergic to wool. I once knit a Fourth Doctor scarf. (The shortest of the patterns availab...
by Ace
Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

General question to everyone: What is the OTT accomplishment that you are most proud of? (Up until now, anyway, since there's plenty more OTT to go!) An ottification, coining a word, naming a character, writing a post that you thought was particularly good, participating in a scientific discussion,...
by Ace
Sat Jul 27, 2013 2:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

I found an 'it's all related' type reference today. A future Sims 3 expansion pack, which is also about the future. http://thesims.com/en_US/the-sims-3-into-the-future Play with a New World Set Hundreds of Years in the Future . Zip across town on the monorail or strap on a jetpack and fly around wit...
by Ace
Sat Jul 27, 2013 6:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

I don't know what to do with myself now. I think I've blitzed through the first four stages (Denial: It can't be over, there are more frames! Anger: 23 chirping pages?! Bargaining: A kickstarter for more was sounding pretty good for a bit there. Depression: bye. ) and am hovering on the verge of acc...
by Ace
Sat Jul 27, 2013 5:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

Seaish meowlpy hugs for all. (The first is the other 'molpy down' image I was going to use. Doesn't seem much point holding it for that now.) http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=38435 http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=38434 Redundant spoiler. These two are also our meowlpies: We ha...
by Ace
Sat Jul 27, 2013 4:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'll be with you in the present in a bit. If there's still a present.. There are always presents! Presents will continue long after the End of Time... Speaking of presents, I was hoping it would still be going for my birthday... (August 8th.. I will be 30. I could've gotten my first ONG: 3ONG.) Now...
by Ace
Sat Jul 27, 2013 4:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

EpilONG continues http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/f9285e7e40d7b47d9d6a3bc37216cc4199a5ab8adc23c3ea94596858b17d4496.png Blindposting still.. but this is where mscha's viewer ends. This was hours H ago. It really is over, isn't it? :( H Heretical time measurements... or maybe not any more.
by Ace
Sat Jul 27, 2013 3:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

Blindposting to say, I picked a chirp of a time to molpy down! 20-something pages! (Yes, I'm caught up on the frames, I check mscha's viewer before the forum. So I guess I'm surprised it isn't more than 20 pages!)

I'll be with you in the present in a bit.

If there's still a present..
by Ace
Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

jjjdavidson wrote:
taixzo wrote:Anyway, molpy down.
Spoiler:
Image

What on earth? Is that some sort of bird-of-paradise hedgemolpy? :?

It's an echidna! Australia: The same animals, but crazier.
by Ace
Thu Jul 25, 2013 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

Quick note on names before I go though: I can't remember the last time someone used mine (it's so infrequent that it doesn't even sound like it belongs to me any more) or I used a sibling's name without it being all awkward. I still do use names, but I hesitate every time. Also on 'dad'. The only na...
by Ace
Thu Jul 25, 2013 8:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

My memory is a little fuzzy, it's been a while since I read the guide. The tree-dwellers may have been a different race, the ones with the theory about the Great Sneeze? Or that may be the 50-armed folk as well. Yes it was the Oglaroonian treedwellers who were small, blue and fifty-armed. But it wa...
by Ace
Thu Jul 25, 2013 6:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

Somebody suggested Hitchhiker's Guide in response to the book thing, which got me thinking. I've seen people wondering 'but if they know this, how do they not know this?' re: the Cueganites. I refer to the guide. It mentions a race of tree-dwelling people with 50 arms, who developed deoderant before...
by Ace
Thu Jul 25, 2013 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

Edit: PagePope! OK, not a decree, but a question: When you leave your place of dwelling, do you now automatically look for your path of escape should the waters start rising? Are you more acutely aware of the location of the temporary islands you could be trapped on? Not since I moved back Down Sou...
by Ace
Thu Jul 25, 2013 5:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

I strongly urge you to check Prisencolinensinainciusol out - It's how an pop song in English sounds if you don't understand English, and is superb - I sometimes play it for people, and it's amazing how people try to pull comprehension out of it. It's one of the strangest thing's I've ever heard. Th...
by Ace
Thu Jul 25, 2013 4:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

Blindposting from several pages ago. OO, Pope. I decree that all who feel like it shall advise me on a good book series to start once I have finished Anne McCaffrey's Pern series. Raymond E. Feist has some good ones. I'm not sure where the best place to start is. But then I'm also not sure it is pos...
by Ace
Sat Jul 20, 2013 11:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm not criticising the comic, it's great, but it is hard to feel any sense of urgency when 'days' could well be heretic months. The suspense of not knowing the Forty's fate makes up for it, I suppose. I understand their panicked flight, everyone and everything they've ever known is at risk, everywh...
by Ace
Fri Jun 28, 2013 9:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wait, that's not the Southern Cross? Where? I can see some vaguely similar constellations, but they seem to be pointing the wrong way, or missing the little star. When Southern Cross is the only constellation you know, everything kind of looks like it. (Speaking entirely for myself there, I'm no as...
by Ace
Wed Jun 12, 2013 10:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

I predict the members now visible will be the last to disappear from the OTT. BlitzGirl, charlie_grumbles, mscha, yappobiscuits A few others are contenders, though. I mostly lurk, but I've stuck with the OTC this long, I am not going to let anything stop me now. So, yeah, I'll be here, mostly quiet...
by Ace
Tue Jun 11, 2013 3:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

It has just occurred to me that I have a 'minimum font size' restriction set in Firefox. I opened the page in Chrome, and then I got it.

I puzzled over the one that was just ______ for a moment, the others didn't look like that on my screen.
by Ace
Sat Jun 08, 2013 9:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

"I like my men/women like I like my chocolate: not at all" i i It's true, I don't like chocolate. ii ii And there are many reasons I picked this username. iv A C hocolate E ater? A gainst C elebrating E aster? A narcho- C ommunist É clair*? * Yeah, I know éclairs don't contain...
by Ace
Sat Jun 08, 2013 9:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

"I like my men/women like I like my chocolate: not at all" i i It's true, I don't like chocolate. ii ii And there are many reasons I picked this username. iv A C hocolate E ater? A gainst C elebrating E aster? A narcho- C ommunist É clair*? * Yeah, I know éclairs don't contain chocolate, ...
by Ace
Sat Jun 08, 2013 2:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

pd.png (Image of Fluffy was here. Text: Professor Doctor) "Professor?" Yep. Retired now (mostly) but 40 yrs in the saddle. Trained in the Maths, but taught comp sci. mostly. That was a Doctor Who reference that fell flat, sorry. Companion Ace called the Doctor 'Professor'. lessee ...
by Ace
Fri Jun 07, 2013 4:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104716
Views: 29378497

Re: 1190: "Time"

pd.png (Image of Fluffy was here. Text: Professor Doctor) "Professor?" [evil] )))}()){[{[(}{{]([]])({[})()}}(]{{[{)({][]{[])[}[[[(({]{((}()([)}]])(]}(][(})[{} [}...

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