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by Fictioneer
Wed Jul 31, 2013 12:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I don't know if this technically qualifies as a colorization, because the scale doesn't match the original picture and the time of day isn't the same. However, here is my "re-imagining" of frame 7. Reimaginings are welcome too - Beautiful Do we have a footnote for that? It's a gorgeous sk...
by Fictioneer
Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

As you xuys populated the OTColored page with more and more images, it becomes an ever-increasing delight to scroll through it. When I get a bit stressed, it's an awfully nice place to go. Just had to say that. I hope to contribute soon, now that people have posted the how-to with Paint.net. And her...
by Fictioneer
Mon Jul 29, 2013 7:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Well my time is up, but my therapy session should resume again in the very near future, hopefully the withdraw symptoms will also start to subside quickly. But for now... https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/p480x480/374384_177160905795024_1943264517_n.jpg Molpy down I hope I'm do...
by Fictioneer
Mon Jul 29, 2013 5:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

:oops: Now I feel kinda bad... That aquamarine thing was never in the OTC... it was added by me to an animated gif I'd made of the sequence... :oops: Oh, silly me! But it was a wowterful gif, Zorin, in fact a gift of a gif! (So you were actually one of the early colorizers of a frame -- those shoul...
by Fictioneer
Mon Jul 29, 2013 5:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

ETA: Decree: Tell me what your favorite frame is and why.[/center] M1933 - the first sight of the Wowterfall. Because, just wow. And it was the only use of color (ultramarine) besides black and white in Time. http://xkcd.mscha.org/xkcd_time_20130608_1600.png http://xkcd.mscha.org/xkcd_time_20130608...
by Fictioneer
Mon Jul 29, 2013 3:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Well... You asked for it. Here is my treeish drawing of frame 1: It was done in MSPaint (I have GIMP but I have no idea how to use it) and it's a pretty accurate representation of my artistic ability, especially using a mouse. Wizpretz, I love your frame! And now you've encouraged me to try one som...
by Fictioneer
Mon Jul 29, 2013 4:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104555
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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 Fictioneer
Mon Jul 29, 2013 2:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:Added a new OTColored frame, because I felt like doing some crazy coloring (just as therapeutic as when I was five years old...)


Great colors for the wrath of Megan!
by Fictioneer
Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

Heh, yes, us Brits don't use "neat" much, it's quite an American thing. I personally never used it... But thanks to the OTC I've started using it scarily regularly :P As for picking up lingo, I'm writing on my next novel todix (in between checking the OTT) and just used the phrase "m...
by Fictioneer
Sun Jul 28, 2013 8:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104555
Views: 28509187

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. Since I'm newish, nobody here knows hardly anything about me. Let me start with: I'm a redhead and a writer (hence my user...
by Fictioneer
Sun Jul 28, 2013 3:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104555
Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

I still prefer “I wonder where we'll float next.”. http://xkcd.mscha.org/tmp/wonder.png mscha, ever since I first saw you post this (quite a ways back) I have always thought this would have been a good ending, I just never got around to saying it. I did say in one of my early posts that you're my h...
by Fictioneer
Sun Jul 28, 2013 3:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104555
Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

btw, beautiful photomanips adnapenit and Fictioneer!
Jose


Please don't give me credit -- I was quoting and lauding Ximenez's otherworldly photomanip!
by Fictioneer
Sun Jul 28, 2013 2:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104555
Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ximenez wrote:This way

Image

Spoiler:
this_way.png


What a wonderful interpretation, Ximenez! Bravo!
by Fictioneer
Sat Jul 27, 2013 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104555
Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

yappobiscuits wrote:Neat Wordle! I love that "Boom" and "Yada" are there :P


I love that "sea" turned out bigger than "river".
by Fictioneer
Sat Jul 27, 2013 7:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104555
Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

... as a thank you to all - I've updated my avatars treemap and will be publishing a new Constellation of Time hopefully very soon (current up to The End). So, without further ado here are the avatars links: riverish und seaish . http://xkcd.mscha.org/sciscitor/img/thumb-avatars.png Oh, wow! I'm on...
by Fictioneer
Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104555
Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

The EoT feels a bit like the end of Calvin and Hobbes. http://www.gocomics.com/calvinandhobbes/1995/12/31 (not posting pic for copyright reasons.) It's a magical world, Hobbes, ol' buddy . Let's go exploring! Or this: "So they went off together. But wherever they go, and whatever happens to th...
by Fictioneer
Fri Jul 26, 2013 7:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

HereBeUnmappedBits wrote:Am I the only one who feels like the current frame might be the final frame? It's probably not but I can't shake the feeling.


Since you mentioned it, I can see this being a wind down. Maybe in one more frame, after Cueball exits.
by Fictioneer
Fri Jul 26, 2013 6:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

AnotherKevin wrote:Are we there yet?


That is the question for all Time.
by Fictioneer
Fri Jul 26, 2013 6:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

NetWeasel wrote:Solution: send your fastest runner to "do a lap" check it, and report back.


Well, LaPetite has already taken off out of frame, she looks like a speedy tyke.
by Fictioneer
Fri Jul 26, 2013 5:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:I wonder if all of the Forty are going to exit the raft, or just a few of them. I'd like to see LaPetite again soon.


There you go, she's scampering on ahead!
by Fictioneer
Fri Jul 26, 2013 3:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104555
Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

Molpy up!

Spoiler:
Image


Could that be their original bucket on the far right of where they made the new sandcastle? Reclaimed somewhere along the way? Or its twin?

ETA: spoiler tag to image
by Fictioneer
Fri Jul 26, 2013 3:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

hunjoh wrote:So in the context of this story I think they can survive on their rafts for at least 2 weeks, maybe a month, before it starts straining believability.


All well thought-out, but I predict a lot of seasickness starting in 3, 2, 1...
by Fictioneer
Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

wertle wrote:Predicting, they never leave the new sea and become a nomadic water tribe, living off whatever floats by and fish.


And a tiger joins them on their watercraft and it becomes "Life of Pi" all over again, complete with new debates on pi in the OTT.
by Fictioneer
Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:She might just be raising her fist in a gesture of defiance. Image

I kind of want the title text to change again in the next newpix, to "Ride it out."

Either that, or "Wait for it." again....


Or maybe "HANG ON TIGHT!"
by Fictioneer
Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

"We can explain. But first-"


Cuball does his rendition of the "Rawhide" theme song:

Roiling, rolling, rolling
Though the streams are swollen
Keep them doggies rolling
Rawhide!


(Didn't even need to OTTify that)
by Fictioneer
Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

moody7277 wrote:Wow, that is a lot of people in one XKCD frame.


33 are visible, and there could be more behind the fabric/skin side.
by Fictioneer
Thu Jul 25, 2013 4:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28509187

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? A little bit, especially since ...
by Fictioneer
Thu Jul 25, 2013 3:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104555
Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

JGeezer wrote:ThrowONG
Spoiler:
Image


Ninja'd on my first try at ONGing


Same happened to me last night. We just have to
Spoiler:
keep trying.
by Fictioneer
Thu Jul 25, 2013 4:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104555
Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

Debris-ONG

Spoiler:
Image


Drat, ninja'd. I new I'd never get an ONG in time.
by Fictioneer
Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

edo wrote:I've confirmed that all the pixels are pure black in MSpaint (I know, quite the fancy tool) :P


It's only when all the pixels are black that I realize how many smudges have accumulated on my screen.
by Fictioneer
Wed Jul 24, 2013 3:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

k.bookbinder wrote:I am thinking, for our MONOMOLPY:

Hedgemolpy
Lucky
Castle
Beanie
Bag
Raft (from original sandcastle)
Bucket

...bit stuck on the last piece.


Bunch of grapes?
by Fictioneer
Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104555
Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

yappobiscuits wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:<snip> I want a Monopoly: OTC edition!

Good job you're not molpying down JUST yet, because I just finished this...


yappo, that's brilliant!
by Fictioneer
Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

I just molpied up after 12 hours [/heresy] without access to the OTC or OTT due to being in a workshop at a writing retreat and a power outage that immediately followed the workshop session. Had to coma without knowing how things were with Cuegan and the 40 and lo and behold, catching up through msc...
by Fictioneer
Tue Jul 23, 2013 4:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104555
Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

Interesting. My first "cute" molpy gets more commentary than all my icky molpies put together. :-) Guess I know what people like. Icky Molpy UP http://randomosityblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/Coconut-Crab.jpg I like your coconut crab molpy very much. Icky things need love, too. I us...
by Fictioneer
Tue Jul 23, 2013 5:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

It sure is nice to see you, Blitzgirl, and the return of the redundakitties again! Now I can Molpy Down, content.

Spoiler:
http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lfozg8tool1qzj2i2o1_400.jpg
by Fictioneer
Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm really not sure how much of a success Time has been, outside of our relatively small circle. Its mention on Slashdot was met with a resounding "Meh." Aside from a few blog posts (one, admittedly, in The Economist ), it seems to be almost totally under the radar, even in the nerd press...
by Fictioneer
Mon Jul 22, 2013 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

taixzo wrote:I suppose the sea hasn't reached the dunes yet!

(But what about the wowtrees? Shouldn't we have passed those first?)


If Cuegan saw the tree with the markings again, I bet now they'd recognize the word for "water" or "big water" that's on the map in Beanish.
by Fictioneer
Mon Jul 22, 2013 7:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

jetpac wrote:Alright, I've blitzed through the OTC. That was... an action-packed month. There weren't any Le Petite sightings or anything else subtle-but-important that I might have missed, right?


What? You missed the UFO? [/jk]
by Fictioneer
Mon Jul 22, 2013 7:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

edo wrote:Jeez, Popedom. Um, come up with wild theories about how Randall came up with this comic.


He filled a bath, then got in and the water overflowed. "Eureka!" GLR said, and came up with Time.
by Fictioneer
Mon Jul 22, 2013 7:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 28509187

Re: 1190: "Time"

Is that a yucca plant?
Image

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