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by intheshax
Mon Jan 26, 2015 2:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

You almost don't notice, but there is a tiny movement in the corner of your eye. You turn and see a slip of paper has been slipped under the door from the basement. Curious, you pick it up. It reads: Today's Woot: http://shirt.woot.com/offers/otter-space?ref=cnt_ctlg_dgn_23 P.S. Enjoy the confer...
by intheshax
Fri Sep 20, 2013 12:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41626026

Re: 1190: "Time"

I just delivered a technical webinar to members of a user group I belong to. In it, I used the words "mustarded" and "seaish". Kudos! Did you also say "The end." when it ended and wink knowingly at others? ;) The end, you get it? :P hehhe. sorry. Then you continued on,...
by intheshax
Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41626026

doing my part to help OTTish take over the world

I just delivered a technical webinar to members of a user group I belong to. In it, I used the words "mustarded" and "seaish". I had to run straight over here and post as soon as it **ded!

It's going to be archived on the group's site for, like, everish.
by intheshax
Wed Sep 18, 2013 7:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: 1190: "Time"

Sigh. I lost a seaish kethup post. This is all that's left. http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=40116&mode=view It was part of a description of my puzzly journey over the last few dips. I long for the Present too much to recreate it. ALSO: I was 8 pages back when I came across Beacon Gam...
by intheshax
Wed Sep 18, 2013 4:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: 1190: "Time"

Here's a diversion for you. Not sure how well it works, since the site distinguishes between identical squares, so I had to turn on numbering. http://www.proprofs.com/games/puzzle/sliding/timeframepuzzle/ That was a diversion, indeed. 344 moves, 279 seconds. Made a couple pretty mustardy moves. Wou...
by intheshax
Sun Sep 15, 2013 10:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: 1190: "Time"

So far back it seems. Like I've returned to permanent lurkerancy. But too much great stuff happening to remain completely quiet. A blindpost to say: Yappobiscuits : your 1000 posts song is amazing and it has been in my head since I first heard it. I do not have the words... (From back a bit) I've ma...
by intheshax
Sat Sep 07, 2013 3:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: 1190: "Time"

This sandcastle is being attacked by trebuchet from the left and by the encroaching sea from the right. Can you solve the sudoku before it's destroyed? Rating: Diabolical http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=39675 @intheshax That was the hardest sudoku I've ever done. I do a lot of free ipho...
by intheshax
Tue Sep 03, 2013 5:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: 1190: "Time"

This sandcastle is being attacked by trebuchet from the left and by the encroaching sea from the right. Can you solve the sudoku before it's destroyed? Rating: Diabolical http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=39675 7 , you weren't kidding about the rating! I had to start this one over once be...
by intheshax
Fri Aug 30, 2013 12:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: Sandcastledoku

Neil_Boekend wrote:
intheshax wrote:This sandcastle is being attacked by trebuchet from the left and by the encroaching sea from the right. Can you solve the sudoku before it's destroyed?

No I can't.

I knew the answer. What do I win?


You win the time back that you would have spent trying.
by intheshax
Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Sandcastledoku

This sandcastle is being attacked by trebuchet from the left and by the encroaching sea from the right. Can you solve the sudoku before it's destroyed?

Rating: Diabolical

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by intheshax
Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: 1190: "Time"

BTW, if anyone can see a connection between these: "The Godfather", "Risky", and "Pit Bulls" that would help me with something I'm trying to figure out. {P1383} I can't. (Hope that helps) The connection is Kevin Bacon Well, being in the Maffia is risky,...
by intheshax
Tue Aug 27, 2013 1:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: 1190: "Time"

intheshax! Thank you thank you thank you! What a wonderful puzzle! And I never would have been able to fully appreciate it without your explanation. Hip-hooray intheshax I love your verse in the shapes of the meteor, hills, trees, and sea Leading to grid-solving retrocoordinates conjuring poetry sw...
by intheshax
Mon Aug 26, 2013 10:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41626026

OTP? N. *A*TP? M. AP. OK.: The Final Post

By request (ggh) , I'll throw together all the pieces of my attempt to make a One True Puzzle. It was fun to make, and I have little experience with public creativity, so since someone (ggh) expressed interest, I'll oblige. Part one consists of the following sudoku-style grid: http://forums.xkcd.com...
by intheshax
Mon Aug 26, 2013 4:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: 1190: "Time"

So, he is making an extraordinary claim with no backing, and writing about it in such a way as to obfuscate what amounts to grandiloquent sesquipedalian handwaving. Blahbitty-blah o'er Bi- cameral Mind book by Julian Jaynes leads to one nifty treat: "obfuscate what does a- mount to grandiloque...
by intheshax
Mon Aug 26, 2013 4:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: 1190: "Time"

BTW, if anyone can see a connection between these: "The Godfather", "Risky", and "Pit Bulls" that would help me with something I'm trying to figure out. {P1383} I can't. (Hope that helps) The connection is Kevin Bacon Well, being in the Maffia is risky, as you can be k...
by intheshax
Fri Aug 23, 2013 10:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: Nopixly OSH

Since it's the top o' the nopix, I'll repost this unsolved OSH: OSH http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=39491 This is Cuegan. What newpix are they from? I think I got it. A little sneaky with some slightly downward terrain in a mostly uphill scene. But I think it's M1763 , right after the s...
by intheshax
Fri Aug 23, 2013 10:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi everyone! Great stuff still continuing to happen in here without me, I see. I've been raptorcatted by various sorts of crises at my work, so I've not had a chance to congratulate and thank the folks who picked up and worked on my puzzle a couple of days ago. It took me several 24pix to create, so...
by intheshax
Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: 1190: "Time"

Progressive puzzlement : water to water two afoot fare a meteor a me-owie! a wowtree rare (and two I's in the same square???) Yay and Mustardchirper! Sorry, jovialbard! I'm headed back to the past to fix some mustard in part three of the puzzle. For anyone keeping score, (3,3) = n, not ...
by intheshax
Tue Aug 20, 2013 5:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: 1190: "Time"

yappobiscuits wrote:Ooh yay, thanks for the double cakeage! :mrgreen:

Image Continue telling us of any other ways the OTT has seeped into your outside life!


I continue to use OTT curse words while driving.
by intheshax
Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

OTP? N. *A*TP? M. AP. OK.

We have an unsolvable Sudoku, some weird letter pattern, coordinates and letters that suggest they fit in a sudoku, but the letters aren't compatible with the first item, and more coordinates that suggest a sudoku grid, but again, probably not the first one. No clue. A hint would be welcome... I've...
by intheshax
Mon Aug 19, 2013 11:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

OTP? N. *A*TP? M. AP. OK.

Just in case, I say just in case anyone is waiting for more parts to my second puzzle, there are none. It's in four parts, and they have all been released. I had planned to put it out in one big post with instructions, then decided it would be more thematic to do four releases over time with no inst...
by intheshax
Sun Aug 18, 2013 12:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: 1190: "Time"

Molpy up! Papal Edit: Since I'm still a bit worried about the OTT, the decree is to post and fill up this page. It better be filled by the Time I arrive in the Present. :!: Per decree I logged on when I got up to check the luckyONGs (told you it was working) and saw some stuff to reply to. I fact (a...
by intheshax
Sun Aug 18, 2013 4:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: 1190: "Time"

I would say that with respect to me, the luckyONGs are working. I'm checking in throughout the day to see what's happening. I sense that snapy/lucky showdown brewing!
by intheshax
Sat Aug 17, 2013 6:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41626026

Re: 1190: "Time"

Speaking of luckyONGs... http://xkcd.mscha.org/otcstories/lucky0015.png I don't think Lucky is one of those meowlpies who likes water, alas. If there are only moving streams in the hills, Lucky may have just seen a reflection for the first time, hissed and swatted at it, and now is reacting to the ...
by intheshax
Sat Aug 17, 2013 4:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Quick question: who, if we know, is making these images about Lucky that appear every four hours? I skipped over their origin. Edit to add that I seem to have reclaimed my old post as Vatican Milliner's Perfect Customer. (I'm never a pope. Never.) Edit2: bajiggles this thread is slow-moving today. ...
by intheshax
Fri Aug 16, 2013 11:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: 1190: "Time"

Movie time! Enjoy your movie, jovialbard ! (I'll be catching a movie tonip as well.) I'll check in with you all later. I'm headed home from the office. Been doing nothing but puzzles all day. Guess that's how it goes after you've turned in your notice! :D See you tomorrip if not before. BTW, if any...
by intheshax
Fri Aug 16, 2013 11:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41626026

Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha wrote:The snapy is still moving towards the left. But with Lucky on the left side of the hill, there's no confrontation yet.


That rising sea may make one inevitable.
by intheshax
Fri Aug 16, 2013 11:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: OTP? N. *A*TP? M. AP. OK.

mscha wrote:(17 clues can – just – be enough, but not in this case.)


Helper wrote:Bruteforce the puzzle, robit.


On an "it's all related" note, brute force is how they solved the 17-clue minimum question.
by intheshax
Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

OTP? N. *A*TP? M. AP. OK.

(5,5)(5,9)(9,1) (5,9)(2,3)(4,7), (1,5)(5,5)(9,9)(6,3)(9,1) (1,1)(6,3) (5,9)(5,5) (3,3) (5,5)(3,3)(2,3)(8,7) (4,1)(4,5)(7,7) (1,6)(6,1) (2,2)(8,7)(6,3)(8,2) (6,8)(6,1)(9,1) (3,7)(5,9) (7,7)(1,9)(8,9)(8,7) (3,6)(6,3) (3,6)(8,7)(6,6)(6,3) (7,5)(2,5) (3,6)(3,3)(8,8)(6,5) (6,8)(2,5)(6,6)(1,5) (9,3)(8,7)...
by intheshax
Fri Aug 16, 2013 8:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: Blindpost from NP1326

NP 1325 Greetings, OTT. I'm, going to nudge my post count closer to 5 so I can post an image by telling the story of how I experienced the the OTC and OTT, and how I shared them with my best lady. <snip> Wow, this is a treeish post! :) (Not to mention seaish, otherriverish, and baobabish (both 7 an...
by intheshax
Thu Aug 15, 2013 10:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: Blind-Post NP1325

http://i825.photobucket.com/albums/zz175/Fox_091/bth_fox_smiley_9.gif (stuff by me) Wow, that (the whole unspoilered bit) was great. Made me a bit tearful, especially the part about your lady wanting to hear all about your sad molpy experience. (I just call myself a sad molpy whenever I feel wolpyi...
by intheshax
Thu Aug 15, 2013 6:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

OTP? N. *A*TP? M. AP. OK.

(2,9) = l
(3,3) = n
(4,1) = y
(4,5) = c
(6,1) = c
(7,7) = u
(8,5) = l
(8,9) = s


ETC: The second one was mustarded so I came back to fix it.
by intheshax
Thu Aug 15, 2013 1:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41626026

Re: OTCStories: performONG the sacred task

Latent22 wrote:
Oh and amazing song Yappo!!!

I've just made it into a movie version!

http://youtu.be/JhtYdv7J8Eo


That is just a wowneat as I can deal with. Great yappo. Just great.
by intheshax
Thu Aug 15, 2013 12:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: OTCStories: performONG the sacred task

crouchONG http://xkcd.mscha.org/otcstories/lucky0001.png Is that Lucky stranded on a hill surrounded by sea? I think I like where this is going more than the post about Lucky a couple spots up. I think lucky is dreaming and that is one of his nightmares! And thanks for posting the ONG! :D Oh. I gue...
by intheshax
Wed Aug 14, 2013 10:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

OTCStories: performONG the sacred task

crouchONG raptorcat, hidden molpy http://xkcd.mscha.org/otcstories/lucky0001.png Is that Lucky stranded on a hill surrounded by sea? I think I like where this is going more than the post about Lucky a couple spots up. I'll be checking back after one luckpix. ETA: made a better ONG when inspiration s...
by intheshax
Wed Aug 14, 2013 4:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: 1190: "Time"

* I got an 'at! And ChronosDragon either did some research into my alias or was guided by the Hand of Rand, because the hat on the left is *perfect*! Plus, hats all around, plus three beanies in the back. Steakish and treeish. I bear my new hatted avatar with pride. Hehe, you're quite welcome. Actu...
by intheshax
Wed Aug 14, 2013 3:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

OTP? N. *A*TP? M. AP. OK.

Code: Select all

         lnhgu
      hc
lnhgu

       ch
     yc   yn
hlc n       ug

n
  sg
    hg
      cu

n sg-clkg!

  lcl
   h
   u
   g
n  g  unug
by intheshax
Wed Aug 14, 2013 2:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: 1190: "Time"

Just chiming in this morning to say great job, OTT. That was one of the best stuff-getting-posted-while-i'm-acoma sessions I've seen in a bit. * I got an 'at! And ChronosDragon either did some research into my alias or was guided by the Hand of Rand, because the hat on the left is *perfect*! Plus, h...
by intheshax
Tue Aug 13, 2013 11:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

Re: 1190: "Time"

...i haven't left... I'm glad you're still here :) Have you ever tried making a kakuro puzzle? I never got that into Sudoku, but Kakuros are my favorite. Probably more difficult to time-ify though Thanks for remembering my sudoku from a while back, schwartzbewithyou ! As you can see I've posted ano...
by intheshax
Tue Aug 13, 2013 10:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106542
Views: 41626026

OTP? N. *A*TP? M. AP. OK.

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