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by CameronCat
Sun Oct 06, 2013 4:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Holy Cats, that was quick! It is fixed here -- mine's back up and running with all data as last seen. I'm seeing Ver 1.56 if that's any help.

Ladies and gents, I believe we owe ED at least a beer if not a bottle of single malt!

Thanks. Over and out.

CC
by CameronCat
Sun Oct 06, 2013 3:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: Game is hosed!

Pelrigg: You are not alone! I hit identical problems two days ago. I ran all my clean-up programs, and tried a couple other tricks with no joy. After attempting many reloads, I figured it had to be something on my machine and just gave up on the whole deal. (I don't speak JavaScript and have no furt...
by CameronCat
Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

Sail AWAAAAAYYYYY!!! (Anyone want to try OTTifiying that?) No, but John Denver's version is apt: SAIL AWAY Sail away, sail away home Sail away, till you are gone You have so far to go There's so much that you don't know Dream away, see what you find, yea Dream away, it's all in your mind Things tha...
by CameronCat
Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Note from the road

jazz14456 wrote:
I can't help but wonder if you guys are at least a small amount of insane. :P


Insanity takes its toll; the OTT requires exact change.
by CameronCat
Fri Jul 19, 2013 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Popishness

Edo wrote: Should we change the criteria for page pope? perhaps whoever has the most posts on the previous page, with the tiebreaker being whichever has the most overall posts to the thread? Thoughts? I vote absolutely NOT! It would only add to the clutter as everyone tries to increase their post nu...
by CameronCat
Fri Jul 19, 2013 1:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

Someguy945 wrote:With this newfound (or newconfirmed) knowledge, what real language are the Beanish likely speaking?


Some version of Basque or one of its descendants?
by CameronCat
Fri Jul 19, 2013 12:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby CasCat : So, based on the excellent map-matching skills, it looks like they've walked, um, maybe 300-500 km? (Since we don't know exactly where on the coast of the dried-up-Med they started, it's hard to judge exactly.....) Does this seem plausible? It does seem plausable based on what the m...
by CameronCat
Tue Jul 16, 2013 10:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

From the back pew

So...our party of five is strolling through the high-arched, otherwise empty hall(s) of the neat stone-ish castle. Is it just me, or can you hear the reverberant echo of them singing (in 5-part harmony) Boom-de-yada, Boom-de-yada as a walking tune? @AluisioASG Hi there CameronCat! Hi to you, and tha...
by CameronCat
Tue Jul 16, 2013 12:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

@ Rule110 In Asia and Africa, a panther is a lepoard. Hmmm, but! [*takes down large poetry book and opens...*] The panther is like a leopard, Except it hasn't been peppered. Should you behold a panther crouch, Prepare to say Ouch. Better yet, if called by a panther, Don't anther. -- Ogden Nash *Clo...
by CameronCat
Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

Rats! Ninja'd by many but ya' probably don't want to put paraffin in your motorcar (or at least not more than once...) -- it's kerosene in Yank-speak.
by CameronCat
Mon Jul 15, 2013 1:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

Welcome Fictioneer and a couple other newcomers. Here, I'll scooch over and make room for y'all here on the back pew of the Tabernacle of the OTT. It's really hard to keep up with the teachings around here...step outside for just a few hours H and you'll come back way behind on your studies. We took...
by CameronCat
Sun Jul 14, 2013 2:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

The entirety of the OTC and the OTT nicely summed in one frame:
Spoiler:
Image
by CameronCat
Tue Jul 09, 2013 12:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

BlackCat flight has landed in the present. ("I just flew in from NP 996 and boy are my arms tired...ba-dum tschh!") Interesting Blintz b , that--much good conversation and speculation along the way. Enroute, saw Yappo go past at much higher speed and a couple others as well. Not the best t...
by CameronCat
Mon Jul 08, 2013 9:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

CameronCat to the Present, CameronCat calling the Present... Blintz continues. BlackCat flight now passing NP1029, have crossed shadow post from the past. Progress and arrival delayed to encountering extreme headwinds from Outside. Continuing on course as filed; unable to predict arrival due to slow...
by CameronCat
Mon Jul 08, 2013 2:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

Time Foundation, Time Foundation. CameronCat to Time Foundation; BlackCat flight--tail number ... errh, it doesn't seem to have one -- reporting at Beacon Alpha, NP1003. Did pre-flight at Chapel near Aubron Wood and departed NP 996 at 7pm local, this date. Navigating VFR/seat of the pants due to occ...
by CameronCat
Wed Jul 03, 2013 3:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

[*stands up in last pew of the Tabernacle*] I'm about to embark on four dix in the Outside. Although there will be no e-access, even if there was I'll be busy enough that I couldn't use it. I wish laud and honor to those who will appear on NP 1000 when it goes by; it will be a monument to our endura...
by CameronCat
Tue Jul 02, 2013 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

There are strong clues, minor ones, some stuff I choose because it's simpler this way, and the rest is random guessing. Late Edit! I misread the question, I thought it was about the last turn to the north, but it actually is about the first one. So it's quite clear from frames 1073--1077: they arri...
by CameronCat
Tue Jul 02, 2013 6:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

... I at least am ready to explain any "secret" behind anything I've made this far... [*raises hand from extreme back pew*] Dr. Edfel, regarding your excellent map, could you explain briefly how you determined Cuegan's direction(s) of travel based on the information presented in each fram...
by CameronCat
Tue Jul 02, 2013 3:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hmm Megan seems to be paying a lot of attention to her leg or her injury in the recent pix. Cleaning it? Redressing it? Hard to know, but it may get mentioned soon I think. Probably time for Cue to wake up soon, and she'll tell him then. Grace and peace to the Elders who attempted to deconfabulate a...
by CameronCat
Tue Jul 02, 2013 1:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Notes from a long journey

Whew! I leap into the Outside for 4 dix and come back to >25 NP. I must say that as much as I enjoyed what we were doing, I would occasionally wonder what our little friends were up to. Quite the Ketchup, and that brings up a question for the Elders: Eminences: at what point does a long ketchup beco...
by CameronCat
Thu Jun 27, 2013 1:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ximenez, Ucim and others wrote: Asimov: Nightfall. Awesome short story - the best he has ever written ... I knew I liked hanging around here; Asimov fans are good company anywhere. "Nightfall" is arguably his best, but my all-time favorite short story is "The Nine Billion Names of God...
by CameronCat
Wed Jun 26, 2013 6:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

taixzo wrote: Can there be such a thing as a heretical Pope?

In history, yes (c.f. Honorius I). Round here? Maybe not so much :?

And the Plenary Prelates of the Proscenium bow before ZoomanSP's songody awesomeness.
by CameronCat
Wed Jun 26, 2013 4:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Left/Right etc

@ Marsh'n: Contra dancing...Yay! (Me too, but without directional impairment.) Re: the darkening...opinion here says storm clouds coming in over the mountain. Very common to see the sun (moon) obscured and reduced as the clouds advance. Predix: storm or some form of precip begins soon; our stalwart ...
by CameronCat
Tue Jun 25, 2013 8:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

@ Ergman: Well played! and thanks.
by CameronCat
Tue Jun 25, 2013 7:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Miscellany

Some random ketchup notes: Thanks SBN for the kind words. And also, SBN said Yeah, I can't do left and right, not out loud.. Heh. You're not alone. Without a long story, many MANY years ago a friend and I competed in car rallies. I drove, he navigated**. Even with printed route sheets ("Turn Ri...
by CameronCat
Tue Jun 25, 2013 3:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Megan saw it!

Hi all It's been a busy wix. I haven't been able to join the teachings here in the Tabernacle but I've been staying current by stopping into the Chapel near the Aubron Wood. While there is much discussion of what might be emerging from the bush, I noticed something else... Using AW's numbering, if y...
by CameronCat
Sat Jun 22, 2013 3:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

Megan is about to discover that the blood is not hers. Since Cue appears unbowed, it must be from the cat, non? But the OTT Melange of Metaphorists (tm) is officially puzzled; what does this attack mean in the greater story? We announce ourselves as Officially Puzzled and will pace the Tabernacle wi...
by CameronCat
Thu Jun 20, 2013 11:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

Yeah, have to agree. At that size embiggening, the shape of the head and upper body simply scream "cat" (or "Look Out..."). And the tail is unmistakable. Cousin, is that you? * * * Prediction / observation / songody: I see some bad stuff risin' I see trouble on the way. I say the...
by CameronCat
Thu Jun 20, 2013 10:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wow. I miss services for a couple dips and the Temporal Revelation takes an unusual twist. (Had to use a whole bottle of CatchUp to get here, too.) Glad to see the Tabernacle is still standing. Not to disagree with the Elders and Lectors, but using only the facts in evidence, we see that the Critter...
by CameronCat
Tue Jun 18, 2013 10:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

The naming of filks is a difficult matter, It isn't just one of your OTT games; You may think at first I'm a mad buffyhatter When I tell you, our filk must have THREE DIFFERENT NAMES. First of all, there's the name that the filker use daily, Such as Parody, Travesty, Pastiche, or Farce, Such as Sat...
by CameronCat
Tue Jun 18, 2013 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

Well, hello to all. Sis hasn't written back yet but I thought I should thank all of you for the warm welcome and the cupcakes. I am honored.Interesting church, this; no formal doctrine on communion or other sacred meals but when an Elder (or Lector or anyone else) declares "Cupcakes for everybo...
by CameronCat
Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106538
Views: 41585803

Re: 1190: "Time"

Dear Sis, I know I haven't written in a while and for that I apologize; just busy I guess. I hope you and the kids are well. I did want to tell you about the new church I've joined and invite you to visit us. See, for many years I would pass by the Cathedral three times a week and just stick my head...

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