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by bmonk
Fri Jan 02, 2015 11:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hurray for NP 999! Here's to 999 more! https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTPSGcDB4DMCjfsuq6d4rYmXB_snXMSfao6JtGdJ_hUohi31XP6Vw Who dares hint we may not be overachievers!?! ETA: Happy New Yip, all ye OTTers and Blitzers and sundry! EATA: I finally blizted into four-digit NPs!
by bmonk
Fri Dec 12, 2014 6:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm also ever so thankful for BlitzGirl's (and others, too) Redundakitties. 8-) 3

3pretty neat, and even bigger than <they> looked
by bmonk
Fri Dec 12, 2014 5:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm just ever so thankful for all the nice friendly molpies and OTTers who make the OTT such an entertaining place, even if I am stuck not even halfway through wending my way through a plethora of perplexing posts. So no moon showed up then. This means it must be waning. Maybe even new or close to n...
by bmonk
Thu Dec 11, 2014 11:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: I think you got it right.

lmjb1964 wrote:I guess you, CD and HAL are the hairs of the haberdashery line.

OTTer hairs?
by bmonk
Thu Dec 11, 2014 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I was hoping to affix an academic hood, but that was too ε and difficult. So I went for this hood, as a secondary choice.


εweird
by bmonk
Thu Dec 11, 2014 6:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Of course. Having named it, it is obvious. BTW, in mentioning temporal TV series, has anyone mentioned "As Time Goes By"? ETA: Since this is my 1300th post, and I am allowed a naughty word: CHIRP. Okay, I feel much better now. :mrgreen: Edit: Randamn it! WHY DOES THIS KEEP HAPPENING TO ME?...
by bmonk
Thu Dec 11, 2014 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Which brings me to question: What is the other other yellow meat? More to addressing the topic: I think the lights were recently turned off, not ONG. ETA: chirp Vulgar. Usage note For many people, the word chirp is extremely vulgar, considered improper and taboo in all of its senses. Yet various for...
by bmonk
Thu Dec 11, 2014 5:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Your heresy is not limited to the ONG. Burning the stake at you is not sufficient atonement - we need to bring out the whole cow! We shall burn the chocolate cow at you in the foam maiden. And then I shall taunt you a second time! Jose :shock: As long as you don't burn the yellow pork! :lol: ETA: G...
by bmonk
Thu Dec 11, 2014 5:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I did take a few days off to not worry and feed molpies. (The squirrelpies seem absent these days. Maybe off figuring out where they buried their nutty confections?) Somebody needs to make Time: the television series. Just think of how much advertising they could sell between the ONGs! Jose But who ...
by bmonk
Tue Dec 09, 2014 11:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

For me, time is always relative: when I'm doing what I like, it goes far too fast, and when I'm stuck doing gruntwork, it drags forever.

I wish I had a tardis.
by bmonk
Sat Dec 06, 2014 3:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Thanks ST, neat puzzle, the more I see what went into creating T1i, the more impressed I am with it. But Sustainabilizer deserves all of the congratulations since he did the hard work of analyzing the panpix. I just had a lucky guess at the B=0, D=1 binary substitution. In hindsight, that looks str...
by bmonk
Fri Dec 05, 2014 9:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I may be scary, but try not to be too often...

ETA: heterodox page-pope!

When posting comments
A haiku or two might be
Just the page ticket4.

4neat!
by bmonk
Fri Dec 05, 2014 9:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Emit a time?
by bmonk
Fri Dec 05, 2014 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Yeah, well, it was more than time for a change....

Besides, at the rate I'm "blitzing", a molpiggy is probably more appropriate than a swiftish blackraptorcrow.
by bmonk
Fri Dec 05, 2014 8:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Cute new molpiggy avatar, bmonk! It's a Yellow Pig ! And THANKS! (Perhaps soon it will have a proper hood, or at least a hat.) ETA: AQUARIONG http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/c1a0f4a43640774467c0b3a77099d25042af201e35c71638412ff3c3f4fe119e.png Huh. I'd have been tempted to title it "Now is the...
by bmonk
Fri Dec 05, 2014 5:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Project Orion was a study of a spacecraft intended to be directly propelled by a series of explosions of atomic bombs behind the craft NASA, you scary sometimes. NSA is scarier. Most all of the times. (kenmelken's signature): In Svithjod, there stands a rock. It is 100 miles high and 100 miles wide...
by bmonk
Thu Dec 04, 2014 11:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

HES wrote:Degree 2: The Master

No hat this time, but a hood. That's almost a hat.

Ketchup tomorrow.

I'd go for an academic hood.
by bmonk
Thu Dec 04, 2014 5:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

it's occurred to me that the moonfolk surprisingly never made the "when" realization. I guess they left their astronomer's on earth. I'm confused. The astronomer's what? Does the astronomer have her own newpix? Jose That's the problem--she left whatever it was on earth, and she can't reme...
by bmonk
Wed Dec 03, 2014 11:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

ETA: Mopey-Popey wallpaper (don't you remember doing the Mopey-Popey dance in nursery school? ‘You put your right paw in, you take your right paw out, put your right paw in, then you shake it all about...) and an elevator so Megan can get on top of the hut to build sandcastles up there!...
by bmonk
Wed Dec 03, 2014 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: Time flows ever ONG

No--unless there is sufficient mattenergy in universe to cause the universe to contract. … in which case it would already be a contracting universe. It might be still expanding, but one could already predict that it will contract again. Our universe however seems to be just on the border between et...
by bmonk
Wed Dec 03, 2014 8:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Time flows ever ONG

...Would it be possible for an in-universe entity to convert a sufficient amount of * energy into matter (assuming the popular interpretation of Einstein's equation is correct) to the point there's enough gravity to pull the universe back together? A physicist answers: “No.” * energy produces gravi...
by bmonk
Wed Dec 03, 2014 6:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Dracomax wrote:But Dracomax has also explicitly abstained from joining any churches, in order to serve the inquisition impartially, and to enjoy retirement from said position.

Then Dracomax is not a member of the Western Paradox church--which implies that he is a member in good standing.
by bmonk
Wed Dec 03, 2014 5:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

And I originally thought you wanted to see the theoretical release. Just as long as it's also thetical. Does bmonk dare hope for a theatrical release also? Late submission for prior papal decree: Goats on . . . Sheet metal bridge! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KA5Z8whgsyc ETA: Mopey-Popey wallpap...
by bmonk
Tue Dec 02, 2014 5:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Can't "logic"? I like that. It's like "can't think" but more logicky. logicy .... spelling error. I can't spell made up words correctly. Anyone got all the rules to English? Well, looks like it should be backformed to "logos". "Can't logos". And, it sounds a ...
by bmonk
Sat Nov 29, 2014 2:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:I can see how this would be intimidating with the OTT, considering it's four times as long as it was when I set out on my Quest to blitz it all.


Little did she ever suspect 2174 (and counting) pages. I only have about 1258 to go . . .

BTW: Thank you.
by bmonk
Fri Nov 28, 2014 11:33 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Blitzgirl, in response to your (sadly defunct) papal decree now in page 911, I offer: http://slowbuddy.com/wp-content/gallery/smileys/3d-icons-standard-size-smileys-set-for-pocket-informant-pocketbreeze-agenda-fusion-wm_2.jpg http://images.clipartpanda.com/smiley-face-with-mustache-9f8140bea468d2158...
by bmonk
Fri Nov 28, 2014 6:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Jose Ooooh, that's a nice poem! What structure is that? A half-sonnet of sorts? Thanks. :) To my knowledge it is not a named form, just a few couplets in ABBA BAAB scheme. It is said that mustard makes the world go round, this is an example. I was trying a single AA couplet but couldn't put my comp...
by bmonk
Wed Nov 26, 2014 8:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Nice raptorchirlpies! We--my brothers and I--used to use primitive lego-type bricks--and they were bricks, with the vertical lines and all, in green or red, with white longer foundation bricks--to make lots of things. They did need a bit more imagination, but you could get good at that. ETA: I'm all...
by bmonk
Tue Nov 25, 2014 11:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: om nom nom i want a divorce

Hope you don't mind recycled BlitzCake, and hope BlitzGirl doesn't mind sharing her, erm, husband? It's true, I eloped with my cake. But like many such marriages, it was brief. I moved on, and we divorced around my 1100-post mark. Congrats, Eternal Density! More cake: http://cdn.memegenerator.net/i...
by bmonk
Tue Nov 25, 2014 10:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

We should have a reading of "The 7500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins Blitzgirl"!
by bmonk
Tue Nov 25, 2014 9:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I do like the Long Night!

Yes, happy 7500, Blitzgirl! 8-)

Image
by bmonk
Tue Nov 25, 2014 9:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Treeish OTTercomicking, ZoomanSP and HES! :D Did a precise date ever get worked out for the events of the OTC? I know a year more or less was, just wondering if a month was. I might potentially have a (probably incorrect, but amusing nonetheless) theory on the cause of the existence of the Beanies....
by bmonk
Tue Nov 25, 2014 9:07 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

My parentheses (unless they (parenthesis go crazy!) are never unpaired, and so never lonely!

Not-so-deep Musings: do you suppose that, just as the occasional person has multiple personality disorder, a parenthesis can have singular personality disorder?
by bmonk
Tue Nov 25, 2014 8:45 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Maybe, it (punctuation!) is. just--waiting, around; to, over-take--a per-fect-ly: innocent: post?!?!

ETA: in the blitzing, I'm just up to the parallel drama of the attack by the raptorcat and Megan's injury and (in the OTT) the self-imposed exile of one (or two) of the Order of TimeWaiters.
by bmonk
Tue Nov 25, 2014 6:24 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Still trying to Image--but it will be a long while, if ever.
Spoiler:
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Incoming hovercats.gif
by bmonk
Tue Nov 25, 2014 3:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:Hm, your images aren't showing up for me, bmonk. Are you sure they're attached to that post? All of your [img] tags and [attachment] modules look correct, it's just that attachments #46817 and #46818 don't seem to exist anymore.

Hence the practice....
Dunno what went wrong...
by bmonk
Mon Nov 24, 2014 5:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

. . . Welcome forward, bmonk ! Want to visit the conference? What about a speech? Considering that http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=46817 is more than I can do, giving a speech might cause brain explosions. Incoming hovercats! http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=46818&t=1 htt...
by bmonk
Fri Nov 21, 2014 11:30 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Or a BlitzRocket. That would be a more rational explanation.
by bmonk
Thu Nov 20, 2014 9:54 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:Wouldn't that be blitz-blitzed? :wink:

Only if I managed to ketchup?
by bmonk
Thu Nov 20, 2014 9:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

"I don't think BlitzGirl the Blitzer can be accused of committing heresy."

Well, I found it funny--maybe I'm just blitz-drunk.

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