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by karhell
Thu Jul 05, 2018 2:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

Happy Fourth everyone. In unrelated news, I'm looking for opinions on a thing I've been doing. I think, if you're enjoying doing it, and will enjoy having done it, then do it. Don't worry about the people that don't like it, unless you're planning to force them to play it. (Don't do that.) But if y...
by karhell
Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2006: "Customer Rewards"
Replies: 40
Views: 3566

Re: 2006: "Customer Attention"

freezeblade wrote:
article wrote:[...]carbonated alcohol-free wine[...]

Wat.
by karhell
Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

Is it even physically possible for anyone to have read all those posts? Yes. And how many people before me wondered about this? Many, including actual blitzers looking back and realising that the thread has grown alarmingly since they reached the present ^^ And how is the Forum not yet down under t...
by karhell
Fri May 25, 2018 6:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

Thankfully, the OTTermap can drastically reduce the amount of outside to search, for some of us.

The Outside is still scary big, that said.
by karhell
Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:34 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14725
Views: 2252655

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

heuristically_alone wrote:
Zohar wrote:Can't be that terrible, a thumb isn't even a tenth of your size!

He never said anything less half your size couldn't kill you :shock:

Death by thumb sounds absolutely terrifying

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by karhell
Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

ColletArrow and Katakissa, welcome back! Good luck on your blitz! [non-decree] There's some unrelated discussion of someone's signature image which shows as a photobucket error for Kata. Someone's screenshot showing how to block the image shows some sort of short skirt image. Kata is not sure she wa...
by karhell
Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time" - Time Revisited - np554

LEGUNGDARY NEWPIX...
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Spoiler:
Wait for it.
by karhell
Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

Speaking of seasons, it's tax season, and I have done not one whit of my taxes. Hopefully they have wi-fi in the federal prison, so I can continue OTTing while locked up for tax evasion... Well, you get two extra days this year. Also, filing is technically optional, it's paying they get fussed abou...
by karhell
Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

I vote for Cuegoat. Goatball sounds more like some weird farmland sport
by karhell
Fri Mar 30, 2018 9:55 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14725
Views: 2252655

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

I wouldn't know how to parse disputes panel. (Assuming natural grammatical unfamiliarity, and taking "Location: France" as the cue…) "Panneau des Différends", apparently. A panel for the handling of disputatious concerns. (If it's a comment about the garden-pathness of the 'expl...
by karhell
Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

I was busy sacrificing myself to the Wicker Man. Was this playing in the background? I do not like puns in a thread. I do not like puns since they spread. I do not like puns here or there. I do not like puns anywhere. I do not like your punning way. Vitssågen, ja, for you Jose. http://forums.xkcd.c...
by karhell
Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:21 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14725
Views: 2252655

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

Oh wow. Talk about misleading headlines... I had to re-read that several times to parse it properly
by karhell
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

Yup. Courtesy of ggh. At some point I mentioned donning a cheerleader costume to encourage someone, and, well... This kinda happened ^^

EDIT:
Encouragement was for GnomeAnne here.
Uniform was added by ggh here and later edited via PM to be a proper Molpies uniform.
by karhell
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

I knew it! I just knew I was missing something yesterdip! I can't believe I missed the Timeversary again! The one day I forget to ketchup turns out to be the one I shouldn't have >.< Oh well... The flow of Time can't get much more convoluted anyway ^^ Congratulations and a heartfelt thanks to all fo...
by karhell
Mon Feb 26, 2018 2:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1960: "Code Golf"
Replies: 25
Views: 4209

Re: 1960: "Code Golf"

Unless I severely misunderstood something, reverse-code-golf is usually called code bowling.
by karhell
Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1950: "Chicken Pox and Name Statistics"
Replies: 56
Views: 6282

Re: 1950: "Chicken Pox and Name Statistics"

Flumble wrote:
orthogon wrote:Perhaps the policy is the same in other European countries?

I can confirm there's no active vaccination in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Can't say there isn't with 100% certainty, but if there is such a thing in France, I haven't heard about it.
by karhell
Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

Why? Oh, Why? Has not one OTTer posted about The Weather? http://www.cnn.com/2018/01/19/europe/europe-weather-intl/index.html Must be pretty localised. Here in Brittany the weather is as usual, albeit too warm for a proper winter. Come to think of it, there has been a bit of wind, but certainly not...
by karhell
Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:50 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: I'm looking for a device for drawing.
Replies: 12
Views: 9084

Re: I'm looking for a device for drawing.

I know it's been over 6 months since the last post, but there's quite a bit of info that I feel is missing that might help someone in New User's situation down the line. First, Wacom tablets are indeed awesome for digital art, but lately, I've been hearing pretty good things about Huion. Namely that...
by karhell
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:52 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Personal Art links: DeviantArt, flickr, etc.
Replies: 253
Views: 144375

Re: Personal Art links: DeviantArt, flickr, etc.

Oh hey. Been on the xkcd fora for years and only now do I notice this?
Better late than never I suppose ^^

Anyway, here's where most of my arting stuff goes, now that I've started drawing a bit more seriously/regularly : https://karhell.deviantart.com/
by karhell
Fri Nov 24, 2017 2:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

Neil_Boekend wrote:<artful spookistry>

AAaaaaah!


Welcome forward, Neil! :D
by karhell
Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1917: "How to Make Friends"
Replies: 35
Views: 5354

Re: 1917: "How to Make Friends"

xtifr wrote:Of course, advances in AI should soon give us a whole new set of answers to the question "how do I make friends?" :)

When I am feeling lonely
For Igor I will send;
We'll go to my laboratory
And we will make a friend.

Colin McNaughton - Making Friends with Frankenstein
by karhell
Wed Nov 08, 2017 4:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: WORLD B IS THE PLACE WHERE ONGCIRCLES ARE REPLACED WITH CHRONOTRANSPONDERS

And this talk of randomness (and memes) made me pope? just imagine a world where the pope is randomly selected. That would be... interesting. Would the pope be selected amongst the total world population, or just eligible people (catholic priests of some kind. Not sure how high up in the hierarchy ...
by karhell
Tue Oct 31, 2017 11:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Heresy Time"

Soo I'm currently planning for the xkcd gamejam to hit the random comic button and make something based on whatever I get, rather than just going with Time automatically. Thoughts? Considering what you made based on Time, I have complete faith that you can make something great from pretty much any ...
by karhell
Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

BST ONG Ask http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000167.png KXA: What's this building here? I don't remember it. B: I don't remember it either. I don't think I've seen it before. Wasn't there just a hole in the ground? KXA: Maybe it's new? B: Doesn't look very new. It had just gone for a str...
by karhell
Fri Sep 15, 2017 11:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1890: "What to Bring"
Replies: 70
Views: 11196

Re: 1890: "What to Bring"

Sploshing water on your opponent in a knife/gun fight might at least irritate or distract them for a precious second and give you the opportunity to run away. So maybe not green but yellow on those two. You could also swing the full bucket and use that as a weapon. Might even be more efficient. Jus...
by karhell
Mon Aug 28, 2017 7:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

... http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000147.png FTH: What exactly made you want to change your plans? KXA: He is on a search for object generators. FTH: ??? KXA: Or something like that. This could be interesting. FTH: It's a better use of our time to do our business first and then have ...
by karhell
Wed Aug 23, 2017 12:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1880: "Eclipse Review"

GnomeAnne wrote:Also: New OtherComic.

Looks pretty topical :)
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RSIR
Spoiler:
xkcd_1880_ottification.png
by karhell
Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

[...] and one has been working on character concept art for the OTDnD graphic novel, so they haven't had a lot of free Tim for OTTing. Yeah. That's... totally what's happening. Definitely. No laziness involved at all here, nope, none at all :roll: I just don't feel I have anything meaningful to con...
by karhell
Sat Aug 19, 2017 7:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

That's an impressive throw.
...
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And as if that wasn't enough he drops a washing machine on that bike.

by karhell
Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

Gingercat wrote:Holy Golden Ooze of Antioch
Aww you didn't post the ensmilied version ^^
by karhell
Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I think I need to stop smoking.
Replies: 44
Views: 9285

Re: I think I need to stop smoking.

I can't give any specific tips, having never smoked myself, but the fact that you want to, and are asking for help is already commendable and gets a big glowing double-thumbs-up of encouragement. Keep trying. You can do it! :D Have you tried talking to your Doctor? They could possibly point you in t...
by karhell
Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1852: "Election Map"
Replies: 30
Views: 6444

Re: 1852: "Election Map"

To sum up, in a somewhat less passive-aggressive manner, there are a couple of things to fix : First is the omission of quotation marks around the comic title (should be 1852: "Election Map" ). Next, you'd need to post the actual comic, with link, and include the title-text in your post. T...
by karhell
Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

Brilliant! :mrgreen:
by karhell
Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is in your pockets / purse? Every Day Carry discussion
Replies: 32
Views: 11041

Re: What is in your pockets / purse? Every Day Carry discussion

I... don't understand the point of a figure eight knot yet. I know how to do it, I just don't "get" how to use it. Lol, I'll figure it out eventually, lol. I guess I can use the figure-eight knot as memory-device on the piece of string. From wikipedia : The figure-eight knot or figure-of-...
by karhell
Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

lmjb1964 wrote:An update on addams

Oh dear. At least she's getting better, which is encouraging. Sending molpish thoughts right now.
by karhell
Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

balthasar_s wrote:This long thing to wear on the neck, (like K???a does now with the name-thing), how was it called in English?
That would be a scarf.
Previewedit: Ninja'd by Thunk's title >.<

I've been known to wear a dishcloth as a hat, on occasion
by karhell
Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:17 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future
Replies: 1798
Views: 286050

Re: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future

Humans can outrun T.Rex's. I'll believe it when we finally clone T-Rex and start making the Olympics a lot more exciting. That might actually get me to watch the olympics X) We have removed below detection HIV in human/rat hybrid models by editing the DNA of the immune cells in-place and removing t...
by karhell
Wed May 31, 2017 2:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

FallUNG off the cliff
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Spoiler:
Wait for it.
by karhell
Mon May 22, 2017 9:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

On the subject of gardens, is Sandgarden still working for everyone? I changed some things in the way taixzo.com is hosted, and hopefully it doesn't make your browsers forget the data for the site. Seems to work pretty well here. Further testing is ongoing, but so far, so good. edit : looks like on...
by karhell
Thu Apr 27, 2017 12:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106221
Views: 37971483

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hope things work out and your halfcue doesn't become too leadish! That's CAVE ! Heehee, at first I thought you were calling the Little Wonder a halfcue, and then I got it. :) I still thought she was calling the Little Wonder a halfcue, until I saw this, but I still don't get it. A cue is the height...

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