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by Gingercat
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"



Ah. Wonder if there's a way to convince him to come say hi... :) Perhaps someone with better wordsmithing skills than myself would be interested in making the attempt?
by Gingercat
Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I tend to wonder if GLR checks in on this thread occasionally, or if he's even tangentially aware of the additional Timelines that have been inspired by his original masterpiece. If he had an official forum account that could be verified as definitely him, wouldn't it be amazing if he dropped in to ...
by Gingercat
Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: (This is how I visualized Jose's post above)

BlitzGirl wrote:Indeed. There are all kinds of places you don't want semencustardstarsandmustardbabiesonice to get into...


Yes, if it gets into your threads it might stain!
by Gingercat
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I feel slightly more balanced now. While a third daughter would have been an equally welcome addition, I feel that having a son now makes me slightly less outnumbered in a household where I was previously the only male presence. :P
by Gingercat
Wed Mar 20, 2019 3:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

SBN wrote:...hopefully my search for a WFFS will end wowterfally.


FTFY ;)
by Gingercat
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

At last, I have consumed all of my ketchup! The arrival of my little man, who we have called Ethan, was a most molpish event - Everyone is absolutely doing wowterfally, and tomorrip he will be three wips old! Already he giggles in his sleep, which causes me a small concern that he will be both cleve...
by Gingercat
Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I am only 12NP behind; the Basement has been exceptionally seaish recently. (Also, I'm surprised by my surprise that the spellchecker doesn't inherently recognise "seaish" as a standard H word.) It does not help that on the Outside, my third child is due to arrive soon. Perhaps in the next...
by Gingercat
Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

taixzo wrote:I like to imagine the scientists are the parents/grownups, dealing with the kids' game in their own way.


Damn, you made me spit my coffee! :mrgreen:
by Gingercat
Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106999
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Re: 1.1.9.0: "Time"

You might have noticed that the latest phys frame was onged one hour late. That's because at ong time there was no electricity here, so nothing could be done. But because of the power fail I finally managed to discover why sometimes the server becomes inaccessible even though it still works. The se...
by Gingercat
Thu Jul 19, 2018 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106999
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Re: 1190: "Time": THEY'RE TAKING THE MOLPIES TO THE PAST!

Ah, the Chronicles of Torgos! I remember this one, if hazily. Need to refresh it. It's such a pity that particular DnD game simply halted... in order to begin another one, which also abruptly halted about a month ago. :? It hadn't struck me before how similar my and Gingercat's weather are. It's be...
by Gingercat
Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106999
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Yu_p wrote:Is it even physically possible for anyone to have read all those posts?


Yes. I am one of the ones who have Read It All.

Every word, every theory, every equation, every image manip, every substory, every Redundakitty.
by Gingercat
Tue May 29, 2018 12:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106999
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Re: 1190: "Time"

If there's anyone else who would like to come in and observe the OTTDnDG in action, please PM me and I'll provide you with a link!

The crew are currently giving Marakai the Vampire Lord a truly decent what-for in a very un-DnD-like free-for-all.
by Gingercat
Mon May 28, 2018 5:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106999
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Gingercat (GM) pokes his head once more into the OTT. Gingercat (GM): Hi again everymolpy! I'm still around and have once again eaten of ketchup until I have Read It All once more. Marakai: Try blood. It's much tastier. Gingercat (GM): To you, maybe... although your last attempt to taste blood didn...
by Gingercat
Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: Time: THE CHRONOCORP BRAINSLUG FRAME IS THE BEST BRAINSLUG FRAME.

Peaceful Whale wrote:Thank you. It’s becuase of people like you that we cats haven’t killed all of humanity.


Well said, fellow feline.
by Gingercat
Sat Dec 23, 2017 11:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I for one am thoroughly delighted by our friendly neighbourhood Dragon's account of events both recent and exciting. :)

Molpy on, my friends, and Merry Christmas to you all.
by Gingercat
Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106999
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Re: 1190: "Time"

It's absolutely summer in Australia. 35C heat is fairly standard, so all those songs about a "white Christmas" are especially on the nose this year. I've seen precisely one in my time, and that was definitely an anomaly. The weather's so hot it melts the tar on the road, which sticks to yo...
by Gingercat
Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106999
Views: 47313657

Re: 1190: "Time"

taixzo wrote:It's a happy little tree! Actually, I suppose it's a happy big tree.


It would definitely know what it's doing then... Maybe that's why it's happy :)

(It's still a happy tree today.)
by Gingercat
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106999
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Re: 1190: "Time"

My Sand Garden decided to have a bit of fun with me.

I came back to it this morning to find...

This.

Spoiler:
SandGarden.jpg
Sand Trolling


Trees don't normally look like that in the Garden, no, no.
by Gingercat
Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106999
Views: 47313657

Re: 1190: "Re: 1190: "Re: 1190: "Re: 1190: "Time""""

AluisioASG wrote:Redundant until 17 dec 17:


Intriguing.
by Gingercat
Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106999
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi and huge welcome, ColletArrow! Attempting to Read It All is a most wonderful quest known as "Blitzing". I've done it, as have many others :) There are a lot of truly great gems hidden within the NewPages. If you come across anything of particular interest or fun, be sure to quote it! We...
by Gingercat
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Christmas Shopping Time"

Incidentally I read a story in which someone flew to the moon and wrote "The moon landings were faked" in the dust very large, as a joke. You could actually fly a reasonably small remote-control device to the moon and use it to slowly draw such a message. Solar-powered, so running out of ...
by Gingercat
Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

ucim wrote:Oh, that explains why it's so popular with teenagers at night. :)

Jose


Yes, it would appear that the countercomfyfitting has backfired both spectacularly and glitteringly.

Reminds me of that old Warcraft II cheat, "glitteringprizes"...
by Gingercat
Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time" - That's no moon...

I think I'm just going to take a sit in the comfy chair. Aaaahhhhh....

Jose


I filled it full of unicorns. We can't have it being too comfy. ;)
by Gingercat
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106999
Views: 47313657

Re: 1190: "Time"

If I understand it right, last night was a "Supermoon".

Those tend to be very, very bright, and very visible when normally you wouldn't notice the moon.
by Gingercat
Fri Dec 01, 2017 6:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106999
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi there SehWho! Welcome forward!
by Gingercat
Thu Nov 30, 2017 11:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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The Chronicles of Torgos, Vol. 17

Welcome to The Chronicles of Torgos, Vol. 17! The theme of today's update is "Ash To Ash, Dust To Dust". <- Volume 16 The journal is missing a few pages here entirely, and the ones after the missing section are covered in a fine blueish, scaly dust, as if dragon scales were hit with the Di...
by Gingercat
Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Whoa... you mean, after you're dead you can still be assassinated??? Man, you xuys are heavy! Jose There's only one way to be sure they can't come back... And that's to not leave enough of them for it to be possible. :twisted: When we say you're risking your soul by being moustache-twirlingly evil ...
by Gingercat
Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Well, it might not be "all bad" for the party, but how is it not "all bad" for the Gingercat that's playing the character that no longer has anything to do? (I can think of a few ways; I wonder which is the one in play). It looks like we're going with the Afterlife Assassination...
by Gingercat
Mon Nov 27, 2017 2:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

It's not all bad though. He got himself Disintegrated as part of a (successful!) attempt to assassinate a particularly awful Archduke who was causing all sorts of bad in the land. Said Archy's pet wizards both threw a Disintegrate spell at poor Torgos; he Matrixed around the first one with a Nat20, ...
by Gingercat
Sun Nov 26, 2017 5:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106999
Views: 47313657

Re: 1190: "Time"

There is no reason whatsoever to think that the Seven Otters Bar has been known to dimension-shift.
by Gingercat
Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 47313657

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ah yes. The dimension hopping tavern is called the Shipping Container. The one where it all started (and is still plot-central) is The Seven Otters. It's the one the game is named after.
by Gingercat
Sat Nov 25, 2017 11:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

For context, the tavern that the frost giant is kicking is called The Seven Otters, and is a dimension-hopping, plot-central building in the OTTDnD game. I would really, really love to see some more OTTers in the DnD chat too. Not necessarily to participate (although you're welcome to!), but just to...
by Gingercat
Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Xuys! Xuys!

I found a portal, xuys!

It leads out of the Basement and into the OTT!

I had to go via a tavern which is in the process of getting kicked to pieces by a Frost Giant, so I didn't stay in it very long.
by Gingercat
Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

balthasar_s wrote:Recently I found a bug in the STAF.
Today I fixed it.
I noticed that the last time I made a change in it was more than a year ago.

There is still another "bug" left in it, but it's something I liked so I left it there.


Then it's no longer a bug, it's a feature.
by Gingercat
Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

She really, really needs to come in for a visit.

It even currently has the...

Holy Golden Ooze of Antioch

!

See for yourself:

Spoiler:
DaOoze.jpg


It's like the Holy Hand Grenade, except... Oozier.
by Gingercat
Thu Jun 01, 2017 4:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106999
Views: 47313657

Re: 1190: "Time"

I still think it might have been a Calabar python, though that's probably more for nostalgia's sake, now that we know the geography of Time. And because the name is fun to say. Given the Timeframe involved from "current" to "OTC", migrations and species transplants are not only ...
by Gingercat
Fri May 26, 2017 3:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

ggh you necropostiac :P

I've never heard of sea grapes before!
by Gingercat
Wed May 24, 2017 8:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Thank you BlitzGirl! Your post (which Autocorrupt wanted to change to "potlatch", is there such a thing?) is suitably adorned with grapevine grapevines. Even a grapecake!
by Gingercat
Wed May 24, 2017 5:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106999
Views: 47313657

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ah, the memories... So. I finally registered. Been visiting the site for years and years, but never took the step to join the forum... Until comic 1190. Now, I'm up to Page 40 of this thread so far in a single "working" day, and still somehow being productive (I'm an IT Helpdes...
by Gingercat
Mon May 22, 2017 2:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

But even so, wouldn't you say, "I'm surprised we haven't seen any people yet"? No... the dire consequences aren't from seeing people, they are from being seen, perhaps evidenced by flying rocks and such. Jose I got the distinct impression that Cuegan's tribe are scavengers, and the prior ...

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