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by suzi
Sat Jul 27, 2013 2:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

No ONG? You know what that means, Randall... http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=38429&mode=view Oh me yarm, this is the best! We need a whole set of EoT OTT xkcds Also thanks for the condolences, I lost my dinosaur-house-molpy b too soon, only 12 years old. b African grey parrot
by suzi
Sat Jul 27, 2013 1:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

no. NO. My pet died and I broke up with my boyfriend in the same week, and now Time ends. No. I refuse. no :(

I know it's so much less of a tragedy than those things in my personal life, but sometimes it's the riverish things that keep us going when the seaish things fall apart.
by suzi
Tue Jul 23, 2013 11:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

Assuming everybody doesn't just drown, or the Beanie Fleet doesn't just show up to rescue everyone, we've still got plenty of plot material to resolve. [spoiler]They've got to find all of their tribe, then make their entire way out of the basin (which I suppose the return of Cue...
by suzi
Tue Jul 23, 2013 1:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

If they find survivors from The Forty, isn't there a decent chance they'll have a conversation that includes the real names of Cuegan? "Oh hey! [Megan]! [Cueball]! We thought you died! Now get us out of here!"
by suzi
Sat Jul 20, 2013 4:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

More than anything else, the alt-text actually changing makes me think this is near the end... Re: GLR having everything planned out -- What I want to know is, when did "Ted M." submit his ocean draining What If? Obviously it was only posted recently, but for Mediterranean Sea drainage to ...
by suzi
Tue Jul 16, 2013 1:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

hey i'm in the OTT excited about the OTC OTP
by suzi
Mon Jul 15, 2013 5:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

Off topic but I've been wondering about this for a long time now and who better to ask than this collective of global wisepersons - speaking of technology *we were speaking of technology, weren't we?* - why do we still call our phones "phones" when they're used more for other purposes tha...
by suzi
Mon Jul 15, 2013 2:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm hoping we get a 90 degree pan and see what they're going through. I'm guessing it's an archway, the children didn't use any doors.
by suzi
Mon Jul 15, 2013 1:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

Finally ketchupd! Just one point I noticed that no one has made yet -- Two buildings do not a city make. Vincent-Hatted-Guy might be the equivalent of the town's "Wal-Mart Greeter," there to check out strangers and sound the alarm if necessary... I don't think we've actually seen the city...
by suzi
Sun Jul 14, 2013 5:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

The squiggles in the bottom right look like coastline to me but otherwise, lol, wtf, etc
by suzi
Sat Jul 13, 2013 2:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

Thought of something inane. A quick google search for "longest forum thread" 1 gives lots of varying results, but I'm wondering if the OTT could make a run for it. The longest one I found up is entirely about being the longest thread ever, which is sorta dumb. The OTT has a much nobler pu...
by suzi
Sat Jul 13, 2013 1:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

Thought of something inane. A quick google search for "longest forum thread" 1 gives lots of varying results, but I'm wondering if the OTT could make a run for it. The longest one I found up is entirely about being the longest thread ever, which is sorta dumb. The OTT has a much nobler pur...
by suzi
Thu Jul 11, 2013 2:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

The last word has to be Beanong for "sea". It's "water", but has a prefix, probably meaning "big" or something, and the little circle at the end looks to be interrogative punctuation. A cursory glance at http://xkcd-time.wikia.com/wiki/Beanish_dialog shows all sentences...
by suzi
Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

HEYOOOO!! This may be one of the most satisfying ONGs ever. I actually threw my hands up and went "Oh snap, you tell em Cueball!"

Clearly I don't have much going for me today.
by suzi
Wed Jul 10, 2013 5:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ximenez wrote:There are many things and people called Beanish. I'd like to call it Beanong, as was suggested some newpages ago. (I know "ong" ("ONG") has a different use. But Beanong has a nice OTTish ring to it.)


I too prefer Beanong and gladly back this movement
by suzi
Wed Jul 10, 2013 3:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

ARE WE GOING TO LEARN A WORD??????

I keep dreading that the Beanies are going to kill them, and I don't know why. They haven't done anything suspicious.
by suzi
Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

Prediction: Megan will try to pronounce it, thus showing Beanong in Latin letters, and we'll get our "rosetta stone"
by suzi
Mon Jul 08, 2013 10:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

Still looks like mangled / augmented Hebrew to me. Another recognizable letter, notably two 'Mem's in this text (looks like capital Ns, though I guess you might also suggest they are capital Ns too) This! I want to believe the Beanies are the descendants of an orthodox Jewish doomsday cult, hence t...
by suzi
Mon Jul 08, 2013 2:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think, regardless of when/where this takes place, part of what GLR is doing is showing us what it feels like to have a world without information. Cueball and Megan are obviously observant, intelligent, and resourceful humans, but they don't have exactly those resources we are frantically usin...
by suzi
Sun Jul 07, 2013 11:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think, regardless of when/where this takes place, part of what GLR is doing is showing us what it feels like to have a world without information. Cueball and Megan are obviously observant, intelligent, and resourceful humans, but they don't have exactly those resources we are frantically using to ...
by suzi
Tue May 21, 2013 7:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

I like the geoguessing, but the first thing I thought of was http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m0dzcmA2l61rq3gi6o1_500.gif Now there were some terrible seeds on the planet that was the home of the little prince; and these were the seeds of the baobab. The soil of that planet was infested with them. ...
by suzi
Fri May 17, 2013 1:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

Stop calling them raptors, they're clearly herons of some sort, this is embarrassing. If these make it into the canon as raptors, OTT has become dogmatic and fanatical. The descent into extremism begins. Again I would like to point out that dinosaurs are birds and birds are dinosaurs . Ornithologic...
by suzi
Fri May 17, 2013 1:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51403673

Re: 1190: "Time"

Stop calling them raptors, they're clearly herons of some sort, this is embarrassing. If these make it into the canon as raptors, OTT has become dogmatic and fanatical. The descent into extremism begins.
by suzi
Sun Apr 22, 2012 4:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1045: "Constraints"
Replies: 86
Views: 43099

Re: 1045: Constraints

I will never forget reading how Gary Larson said he developed as an artist because of his one-box comic restriction, ex. if he wanted to draw a comic with a ship in it he had to use intense perspective to show it effectively.

interesting stuff
by suzi
Wed Dec 14, 2011 3:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0990: “Plastic Bags”
Replies: 183
Views: 39614

Re: 0990: “Plastic Bags”

I know this strip seems to be about groceries, but working in retail in the holiday season let me tell you you want to use as few bags as possible. We run out, and then we're screwed. I'm not identifying with this phenomenon.
by suzi
Mon Oct 03, 2011 1:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0959: "Caroling"
Replies: 69
Views: 28212

Re: 0959: "Caroling"

For no apparent reason, I've been thinking of Christmas carols lately, even though I usually refuse to tolerate Christmas music until at least black Friday. So kindof a 'get out of my head, Randall' reaction to today's strip. Speaking of "Black Friday" did anyone else notice how in recent...
by suzi
Fri Jun 10, 2011 4:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0910: "Permanence"
Replies: 121
Views: 33587

Re: 0910: "Permanence"

I have this problem on the rare occasions that I play pokemon games. Usually, I'm just lazy and don't name them at all, but sometimes I'll feel bad so I'll try and come up with something creative and fail miserably. ahaha oh god, I have a finished Pokédex on two generations (well, my 5th gen is *al...
by suzi
Fri May 27, 2011 4:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0904: "Sports"
Replies: 128
Views: 29453

Re: 904: "Sports"

As a huge football (soccer) fan, I found this comic to be completely asinine. Commentators are more likely to ignore stats and focus on the subjective beauty and skill or something (often to extreme detriment, I'm so fucking sick of each and every Messi goal being the ~goal of the year~). If you onl...
by suzi
Wed Mar 16, 2011 12:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0872: "Fairy Tales"
Replies: 74
Views: 22613

Re: 0872: "Fairy Tales"

shieldforyoureyes wrote:Stanislaw Lem wrote some stuff that's vaguely in this territory.


Are you referring to Mortal Engines? thumbs up :D
by suzi
Wed Mar 02, 2011 3:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0867: "Herpetology"
Replies: 72
Views: 20251

Re: 0867: "Herpetology"

I'm surprised at how many people don't seem to know about the birds-are-dinosaurs thing, but I guess I am a bird freak. Anyone who owns a parrot surely can give anecdotal evidence backing up the lineage. It's really interesting to see how over the past 20 years, more and more children's dinosaur boo...
by suzi
Thu Jun 24, 2010 12:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0757: "Toot"
Replies: 103
Views: 22940

Re: "Toot" discussion (#757)

BytEfLUSh wrote:P.S: Don't mention vuvuzelas... WC10 is over, take a break.


wat? They're still in group play, it's not over till July 11.
by suzi
Tue Jun 08, 2010 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0750: "Book Burning"
Replies: 121
Views: 27489

Re: "Book Burning" discussion

this weekend i bought a wood stove. it's the small kind where the wood or fuel has to be in slightly smaller than typical fireplace logs, extra chopping ahead. and then i was just out dumpster diving, bringing back my usual 50 or so books from a 3 cubic yard dumpster that's full of books... i expec...
by suzi
Mon Jun 07, 2010 11:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0750: "Book Burning"
Replies: 121
Views: 27489

Re: "Book Burning" discussion

HA! If only Kindle books were actually that cheap. More like "Hardcover: $17.99. Kindle Edition: $17.98." This might be a male of good breeding and manners who's spent a moderate amount of time subject to direct ultraviolet radiation, but: The cost of physically printing and shipping a bo...
by suzi
Mon Jun 07, 2010 12:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0750: "Book Burning"
Replies: 121
Views: 27489

Re: "Book Burning" discussion

As a bookseller, I chuckled at this. MOSTLY at the idea of a $18 hardcover. I love it when people come into our store (independent book chain) and ask if we sell Kindles. It takes all my willpower not to say something sarcastic like "Yes, we sell the product that's eventually going to put us ou...
by suzi
Fri Apr 02, 2010 12:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0722: "Computer Problems"
Replies: 104
Views: 33696

Re: "Computer Problems" Discussion

Didn't find it all that funny. The pioneers of computer science were almost all women (eg. Shannon) and the field continues to female-dominated - more girls than boys study it at university and household names like Apple, Microsoft, Google, and Twitter invariably elect female CEOs. In Hollywood wit...
by suzi
Sat Jan 09, 2010 6:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0685: "G-Spot"
Replies: 98
Views: 46650

Re: Information for lay researchers. Snort.

It seemed wise, given the range of this discussion, to return to first principles as far as parameters for - with a straight face - lay researchers. 1) The g-spot is traditionally understood to be a pad of erectile tissue at the front wall of the vagina, and, as other commentators have noted, part ...
by suzi
Mon Nov 23, 2009 1:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0666: "Silent Hammer"
Replies: 113
Views: 26181

Re: "Silent Hammer" Discussion

I wouldn't mind if a stealth carpenter broke into my house and added some extra living space. You'd think that giving away the big secret would ruin it, but now I want to read it again knowing the cause of all those shenanigans. Although that does mean the roaring makes even less sense.... My theor...
by suzi
Fri Sep 25, 2009 6:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0641: "Free"
Replies: 168
Views: 42528

Re: "Free" Discussion

You know...here I was thinking "hmm SMBC and XKCD just keep getting similar and similar" and I hadn't even remembered the dead hobo skin comic.

Really though. They are. I think it might be the four-letter initialism thing.
by suzi
Wed Mar 04, 2009 6:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0551: "Etch-a-Sketch"
Replies: 124
Views: 25575

Re: "Etch-a-Sketch" Discussion

I cried :/
by suzi
Tue Mar 03, 2009 5:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0550: "Density"
Replies: 184
Views: 65898

Re: "Density" Discussion

I liked xkcd way back in the day when it was just science and mathematics. I hate this 4chan bullshit. Remember this strip? http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/monty_python.jpg Today's comics totally go against the stance he has in this strip. The only way he could go against the 'stance' in that strip is ...

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