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by svenman
Mon Apr 17, 2017 3:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

Zooman, I think you mustarded up the link a riverish bit.

DemustardUNG:
Image
Spoiler:
Wait for it.
by svenman
Thu Apr 13, 2017 3:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

Align UNG Edit: Move on, nothing to see here. psst... I think you meant to ONG frame 572, not 569 whch I already had ONGed a couple newpix earlier. CorrectUNG http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/59675564af24ae541db06a757c3913f692d712ef9812bcdfb2b0c836b7b02fc3.png Wait for it.
by svenman
Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

FinishUNG my ketchup: http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/6443fd9e18d6515e4fd4a88670fca830c1bc331a41a2ae4cd2bf1be0382784eb.png Wait for it. This reminds me of something: http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=54543&mode=view (XKCD 1821 + 244) Steakish mashup! It's not really an OTTification, tho...
by svenman
Wed Apr 12, 2017 3:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

And I'm just done ottifying the previous one: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=54585&mode=view Redundant http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=54586&mode=view Both images based on xkcd comic 1822 "Existential Bug Reports" by Randall Munroe, modified by myself, and ...
by svenman
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ketchup continuONG: http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/f35d89c52b4b3db8ee13711c3f2f2db2b4ff17be6556485888fa9403e98cbeb9.png Wait for it. ...where was I? Oh yes, ketchup continuing: The beanie I received i Germany in 2015. I lost it. And I found itn. But it was not the same any more. I most likely lost...
by svenman
Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

PromisONG to add ketchup... http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/edba867c8c07bccb69ceb299955f1069e3e2da8717e63d6949f730bbc6a9cf0f.png Wait for it. Ketchup will follow [Edit:] follows here: Also, bravo on reading a full third of the current OTT through your wikiblitz. Impressive! Admittedly, when I decla...
by svenman
Sat Apr 08, 2017 9:34 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8551
Views: 1244049

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

1682: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=54544&mode=view xkcd1682_sw.png Image based on xkcd comic 1682 "Bun" by Randall Munroe, published under CC-BY-NC 2.5 . Text and image modified by myself, modified image also published under CC-BY-NC 2.5 . Edit: I don't want to wait any...
by svenman
Fri Apr 07, 2017 9:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1816: "Mispronunciation"
Replies: 155
Views: 7802

Re: 1816: "Mispronunciation"

So, does anyone else have any words that they (mentally) pronounced incorrectly because they read them long before they heard them spoken? Not me, but a friend of mine had one that was so good that I chose to adopt it into my general language. Misled pronounced "MY-zelled" I think is soun...
by svenman
Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8551
Views: 1244049

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Because I can never make up my mind how to make an xkcd comic slightly worse (again 1814 ): http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=54432 OTT-style redundant xkcd1814_sw2.png Image based on xkcd comic 1814 "Color Pattern" by Randall Munroe, published under CC-BY-NC 2.5 . Text and image...
by svenman
Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

Currently Time updates 84x as frequently as BSTA, so you might have more opportunities UNG ing than ONG ing. About that... I just noticed that if you go to the OTC page, the page reloads every few seconds, at least on Firefox and Edge. The displayed epilogue image remains the same, though, except p...
by svenman
Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1815: "Flag"
Replies: 49
Views: 3467

Re: 1815: "Flag"

395 : 553 You people need to be slapped. Periodically, at the very least. Admittedly, I could have reduced that to 5 : 7, but that would have made the significance of that ratio even more obscure. Dead pixels and the Pirate Bay? I don't get it. "Pixels" is getting close... Each of the 309...
by svenman
Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1815: "Flag"
Replies: 49
Views: 3467

Re: 1815: "Flag"

Copper Bezel wrote:
svenman wrote:395 : 553

You people need to be slapped. Periodically, at the very least.

Admittedly, I could have reduced that to 5 : 7, but that would have made the significance of that ratio even more obscure.
by svenman
Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1815: "Flag"
Replies: 49
Views: 3467

Re: 1815: "Flag"

orthogon wrote:I'd be amazed if the OTTers didn't have their own flag already.

We have 3094 of them (which all share the proportions 395 : 553). Although of those 3094 there's a particular one we avoid to use...
by svenman
Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8551
Views: 1244049

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

That was worse only in the sense of image quality, and then only if you'd insist on missing the point. My take on 1814: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=54413 OTT-style redundant xkcd1814_sw.png Image based on xkcd comic 1814 "Color Pattern" by Randall Munroe, published under CC...
by svenman
Sun Mar 26, 2017 7:35 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Anybody in Germany?
Replies: 5
Views: 1896

Re: Anybody in Germany?

Yes, here, for one. South-western Germany, state of Baden-Württemberg.
by svenman
Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

So "toic" wasn't an in-story mistake by B, but a story-external mistake by balthastoryteller. I'd wondered whether that might be the case, but with the image and the transcript matching in that respect... New OtherComic In which, by the way, the parodied song lyrics (as the corresponding p...
by svenman
Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

GnomeAnne wrote:Hmmm.
Can the two different versions connect to each other?
Does TLF have the installer for v-17 so b can use it?

Hmmm.
The difference between "tioc" and "toic" may be a significant one. Did B send TLF the wrong file by mistake?
by svenman
Sat Mar 18, 2017 11:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

Poles are fine? That's what I'd expect in Australia. After all, the highest mountain there was named after one...
by svenman
Sun Mar 12, 2017 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

Gingercat wrote:I've got another Goblins update to post if anyone's interested. I certainly didn't get any responses to my last Torgos update; maybe noone cares anymore?

Yes, of course we're interested! Go ahead and post it!

I, for one, often enjoy stuff without feeling an urge to comment.
by svenman
Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

addams wrote:quick blind post: [...] I opened my eyes to see Clear Skies!

How delightfully ironic! :wink:
by svenman
Sun Mar 12, 2017 2:49 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)
Replies: 108
Views: 10016

Re: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)

I'm sorry for your loss, I still think 59 is too soon to pass. It seems he still had things to do for The World. An unfinished Webcomic that now is forever going to break off mid-storyline would be a testament to that, it seems... My personal loss in this matter is not much of a deal in the big sch...
by svenman
Sat Mar 11, 2017 8:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

Svenman? Did I say Thank You, enough? Aww. It's a pleasure. You're with us, sharing much of your life and your thoughts with us - and I'm sure I can speak for pretty much all of us when I say we're grateful to you for that. [*] Invitation (PDF file) Do that many of you live in Germany? Only a few o...
by svenman
Sat Mar 11, 2017 11:33 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)
Replies: 108
Views: 10016

Re: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)

Albert Temple, creator of the webcomic Gene Catlow, was found dead of natural causes at age 59 in his home on Thursday, March 9th (source).
by svenman
Mon Mar 06, 2017 10:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

Riverish wikification report: I went over Newpage 2561 for stuff to wikify and found one thing: ggh's Zanclean road trip story. I do believe I'm sort of stretching the definition of what would be considered "literature" in the original intent of the wiki page, but it certainly is a story (...
by svenman
Sat Mar 04, 2017 1:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

An OTTercon, eh? That must have been quite interesting. Also, is 1 yip the equivalent of 8,760 ONGs? If so, why did it only happen 2 yips ago? Didn't the OTC *end* (is this still heretical?) 3 and 1/2 yips ago? And yet the OTT is doing fine, even now. In fact, it was specifically an interest in how...
by svenman
Fri Mar 03, 2017 8:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1806: "Borrow Your Laptop"
Replies: 57
Views: 4547

Re: 1806: "Borrow Your Laptop"

That sounds like an especially interesting place for astronauts to hang out.
by svenman
Wed Mar 01, 2017 12:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi, friends. You might want to send some molpish thoughts, and even prayers if you wish, to our Addams. She had complications from her treatment and is apparently quite sick. She has to stay in the hospital for a few more days. I don't know exactly what's wrong, though. The molpishest of thoughts f...
by svenman
Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

Facebug video link: Otters have many talents, but I hadn't been aware of that one. (A friend who is aware of the OTT and my participation in it sent me the link.)

Edit: Further description of link content.
by svenman
Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

New othercomic. (It turns out, however, that other-non-comics have not resumed updating as regularly as I recently hoped. We will continue to Wait For If It.) By the way, I have resolved now to wikify stuff from recent newpages only when they are at least five newpages in the past. This should give...
by svenman
Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: Another ketchup splatter

And addams, did you see the pictures of the American "castle" I included in NP2560's goat post? (I. e., the last post on the page.) Edit: Whoops, pope. Decree: Appreciate your fellow OTTer. Yes. Yes, I saw the American Castle. umm. I did not look its wikipedia page up and read about its h...
by svenman
Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: Another ketchup splatter

Also svenman - you are a machine! Every time I go to the wiki, you've added so much. :awe: Many times Thanks! Thank you for the molpish feedback! But it makes me wonder, should I maybe try to stay a few newpages in the past with my wikification of the thread's present so that anyone else who would ...
by svenman
Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1799: "Bad Map Projection: Time Zones"
Replies: 70
Views: 5356

Re: 1799: Bad Map Projection: Time Zones

Nope. Portugal is in a separate time-zone to Spain. For good reasons too: it actually doesn't make that much sense for Vigo in Spain and Bialystok in Poland to be in the same time zone. In fact, as far as the least possible difference between legal and solar local time is concerned, it would make s...
by svenman
Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

That is an impressive building. It is most certainly Not an American Castle. To the best of my knowledge, Americans can't Knit and Weave with Brick and Stone. Pictures of American castle in this spoiler: Boldt Castle, Alexandria, NY, USA, photographed in 2013. (Admittedly, it is in a functional...
by svenman
Wed Feb 15, 2017 12:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1799: "Bad Map Projection: Time Zones"
Replies: 70
Views: 5356

Re: 1799: Bad Map Projection: Time Zones

Nope. Portugal is in a separate time-zone to Spain. For good reasons too: it actually doesn't make that much sense for Vigo in Spain and Bialystok in Poland to be in the same time zone. In fact, as far as the least possible difference between legal and solar local time is concerned, it would make s...
by svenman
Wed Feb 15, 2017 12:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

Did you see svenman's French/German Castles? Just for the sake of clarity, the pictures I showed in my previous post on this page are all from the same castle. More West Coat Water News. Oh, dear; Is that Mustard? Or; Simply an inconvenience This clip will only play the end. Then the viewer must to...
by svenman
Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

I mentioned my picture archive and castles. Today, of all days, seems like a good day to share some of those pictures. They are even - slightly - RELATED, being pictures of a seaish castle currently located within the territory that we call France (although at an altogether different corner of the c...
by svenman
Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

Congratulations to Laura Mae for her molpish news! Congratulations also to ZoomanSP, as I assume he has either recently completed or is very soon about to complete the traditional main prerequisite for a beesnake-product skycircle; and if I am mistaken, then finally getting around to going on a (lon...
by svenman
Sat Feb 11, 2017 10:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

By the way, unless I missed it, it hasn't been mentioned here yet that recently the OTA has published not only one, but two other-non-comics. This seems like a good sign for the return of regular installments.
by svenman
Sat Feb 11, 2017 1:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 103708
Views: 25468135

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi everymolpy. I've been meaning to do one big ketchup with many replies to posts for wips and mips now, but I suppose I ought to get real and admit it won't happen except for what I can think about offhand. Anyone who may have expected some kind of reaction from me, consider yourself to have been t...
by svenman
Wed Feb 08, 2017 11:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1796: "Focus Knob"
Replies: 16
Views: 2217

Re: 1796: "Focus Knob"

Somehow I feel reminded of the Total Perspective Vortex from the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

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