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by balthasar_s
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"; 184: Once again you'll have to start being someone else.

Of course there is no moon.
Ans so, there definitely is no possibility to hide secret places on it since there is no it to hide secret places on.
I don't know where all this legends about moons and things are coming from.
by balthasar_s
Sun Dec 03, 2017 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"; Ketcup time!

Oh dear, I have do some ketchup on bsta, And I have to do some how do we call it? like ketchup but instead of reading it you're making it? keep reading Quelova, That too, I'd like to resume reading it. and maybe blitz Homestuck. That took me 3 weeks. there are one or two quite plausible explanation...
by balthasar_s
Sat Dec 02, 2017 9:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 39051501

Re: 1190: "Time"

ucim wrote:And... re: the bike drop - who (and where) is the one rating the plunge?
It's not the first time a nice bike drop has been rated like this.
See 142:
Spoiler:
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by balthasar_s
Fri Dec 01, 2017 7:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106313
Views: 39051501

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/90a46673c29fabb6a1eca1d3d0c5f52103c8e48b246e328dc2aed93b32e48ecb. A link that's not dead is a welcome sight, But this link is not dead: http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/90a46673c29fabb6a1eca1d3d0c5f52103c8e48b246e328dc2aed93b32e48ecb.png But some of others are. Some...
by balthasar_s
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: Time; WILL THERE BE CARS, IN THE AFTERWHEN?

mrob27 wrote:
svenman wrote:On the other hand, I have some idea what is going to happen next.

My analogy to the car in Homestuck seems all the more prescient.

Spoiler:
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by balthasar_s
Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106313
Views: 39051501

Re: 1190: "Time"; What happeened to my 4-color world?

svenman wrote:Looks like something now definitely happened after all. But what exactly?
Finding out what it was will require some waiting for it.

This is a rather important frame.

So Imade an exception for this frame and used 5 colors for it.
by balthasar_s
Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 39051501

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. wait, so I was wrong all the time? I always thought that the other tavern, where the story started was called that. Also, aren't the crypts (supp...
by balthasar_s
Fri Nov 24, 2017 6:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 39051501

Re: 1190: Time

taixzo wrote:It's weird to run into OTTers elsewhere on the internet. I was reading through the comments on a dithering algorithm and noticed one posted by mrob.
I tried to find the mrob there and I failed.

But the dithering was interesting to me.
You probably can guess why.
by balthasar_s
Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

svenman wrote:Did you mean to point out that k's words serendipitously turned out to be right after all, although in reference to a different set of buttons than originally intended by the speaker and understood by the audience?
yes.
by balthasar_s
Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106313
Views: 39051501

Re: 1190: "Time"

At the time, considering the accompanying illustration those words seemed to refer to the buttons next to the sliding door, which however immediately turned out to actually work. So I conclude that you, Balthasar, have been cleverly misleading us readers and that maybe b and kxa misunderstood each ...
by balthasar_s
Sun Nov 19, 2017 11:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106313
Views: 39051501

Re: 1190: "Time"

svenman wrote:The buttons, they do nothing!

172 wrote:B: these buttons
KXA: will not do anything at all.
by balthasar_s
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 39051501

Re: 1190: Time: MOONS FOR THE MEMEBASE!

mrob27 wrote:I've added new fields to the GET request issued by autemome's JavaScript to the server. I think it will help. Try it now
looks like it helped.

"AUTEMOME" [...] also at the start of the descriptive text right below "FILTER:/"
it says "AUTEMEME"
by balthasar_s
Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106313
Views: 39051501

SERIOUS PROXY IS WHY WE CAN'T HAVE UNREDUNDANT MEMES.

At this point (having read your descriptions) I think there might be some kind of proxy cacheing the requests that automeme 's client-side JavaScript is making to the mrob.com server. Yes, I think that's what's happening here. The behavior drscribed by me doesn't happen to me at home, on my compute...
by balthasar_s
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1913: "A �"
Replies: 65
Views: 7456

Re: 1913: "A �"

orthogon wrote:We also need some kind of 'badging" for websites, to indicate that the site really belongs to the well-known entity that it purports to belong to.
Seems familiar... :)
by balthasar_s
Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1913: "A �"
Replies: 65
Views: 7456

Re: 1913: "A �"

when I tap the address bar (say on an xkcd cartoon) and edit the URL (say to change the number) Chrome does a Google search of the edited URL. No, that is NOT what I wanted. I've discovered that if I delete and retype the 'h' at the start of 'http://' the magnifying glass switches back to a page an...
by balthasar_s
Sun Nov 12, 2017 4:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1913: "A �"
Replies: 65
Views: 7456

Re: 1913: "A �"

Follow-up: how often do you enter an invalid URL? And what's the use-case behind it? happens sometimes. by accident, by mistake, by copying the wrong thing, whatever else. worse is the behavior of Firefox when you turn off the auto-search, which is to bracket whatever you typed in "www."-...
by balthasar_s
Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1913: "A �"
Replies: 65
Views: 7456

Re: 1913: "A �"

rmsgrey wrote:What's your desired behaviour in this situation?
If i enter a valid url that exists - browser goes to there.
If I enter a valid url that doesn't exist - browser shows appropriate error message.
If I enter an invalid url - browser refuses to even try it (and maybe also shows relevant error message)
by balthasar_s
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1913: "A �"
Replies: 65
Views: 7456

Re: 1913: "A �"

As someone who regularly has to go through several iterations of "okay, did you type that into the URL field, or the search field?" on support calls I would like to fire these people into the Sun. Unfortunately, the URL field and the search field are trying to become the same thing these ...
by balthasar_s
Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 39051501

Re: WORLD B IS THE PLACE WHERE ONGCIRCLES ARE REPLACED WITH CHRONOTRANSPONDERS

the skeleton of a story, probably with some key frames along the way, then fill in the blanks with some random content (building if a sandcastle is called for, walking if a change of location is called for...etc). Somehow, I was reminded of this: http://www.non-volio.de/pup/movie_generator.gif Yes,...
by balthasar_s
Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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WORLD B IS THE PLACE WHERE ONGCIRCLES ARE REPLACED WITH CHRONOTRANSPONDERS

You have to give us much more information in order for me or anyone else to have any idea what's it's doing for you.   The memes that you can get depend greatly on the pattern you specify. Some patterns give no memes at all (you'll just keep getting the "Sorry, I could not find a match…" ...
by balthasar_s
Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 39051501

I ACCIDENTALLY SOME TIME AFTER TIME. IS THIS BAD?

... I thought this thread was for discussing one motion-picture comic. I come back after a few years, and it's still going, and seems to be some sort of MSPA-inspired comic of people making choices? Can someone explain this thread to me? Time was a big thing. It has a big effect on us. The end. Act...
by balthasar_s
Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 39051501

I'd like my squirrel to have a computer.

I'd like to have a squirrel error on my computer. That would be the cutest error! There is a programming language " Squirrel ". So you can get a squirrel error if you want. Actually, it's the language in which the computer players in the game OTTD are programmed. So you can have railways ...
by balthasar_s
Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106313
Views: 39051501

2 pix of choice. also, great shipping possibilities.

svenman wrote:There's a typo, Balthablinker, it should read "through".
Ineed, typo.
And today I noticed another typo in a future frame.
but not in the text. In the drawing.
very animated drawing.
Animated typo.
by balthasar_s
Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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But what is this?

ETA: Wow, it's been a whole day and nobody has posted anything since I last did? Is this... is this the End of Time? :o Yes. It is. Your post was the end of Time. But don't worry. There will be another end. and another. and so on and so on . Every new last post is the new end. zo relaxen und watche...
by balthasar_s
Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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IF MROBDEX IS THE OTT REPRESENTATION OF BOTTERIADA THEN WHO IS THE BSTA EQUIVALENT OF MRORL?

his Temporal Object Generator, now brightly glowing *75025*. 75025 this number seems familiar. As if I already saw it somewhere... The automome online interface What happened to its randomness? I enter some pattern. Then I get the same few examples again and again. as we continue forward the gradie...
by balthasar_s
Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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It's happening.

Press a button
Image

You pressed one of the buttons.
The door behind you closed.
The door in front of you opened.

B: It worked!

by balthasar_s
Mon Oct 23, 2017 5:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 39051501

A relocation has occured. This is a change. F1rst p0st.

svenman wrote:And I think there's a typo ("not to go it" should probably read "not to go in").
Yes, this is a typo.
It will be corrected today.

ETA: done.
This is my first post written from my new home.
by balthasar_s
Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1905: "Cast Iron Pan"
Replies: 108
Views: 12774

Re: 1905: Cast Iron Pan

niauropsaka wrote:It's really not that hard.
If the iron is not that hard, then something went wrong, obviously. Irons should be hard.
by balthasar_s
Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time": MAYBE SOMEMOLPY MEMEIFIED A PREBLITZED BLITZYCLE?

yep, we're going to start accelerating down that slippery slope of epsilonishness pretty soon now. There's also another slope we're on: You probably noticed that we have to wait more time for each ong. That is because these are the days when I don't have time for almost anything and this includes m...
by balthasar_s
Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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I can't sleep because I'm holding my credenza.

That's going into AUTOMEME :D Of course after seeing this I ran to automeme to see it there, only to find it preabandoned but it was not there yet. then I was reminded of my own local copy, which hasn't been updated for some long time because I'm not using any ongbot these days. I decided that this...
by balthasar_s
Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 39051501

Re: 1190: "Time"

@ch58:
sea going back in this situation?
I would have expected the opposite.
which means that everything is ok.
by balthasar_s
Fri Oct 13, 2017 4:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106313
Views: 39051501

bOTTeriada goes ONG

the mr*bdex story cONGtinues. Dordshear-on-Thropsywatermolpleigh. "I'll look at my Object Generator logs." The others were puzzled. "Uh, what?" "It's not a question of *where* these dragons were being controlled from, but *when*. The temporal signature shows they're not mere...
by balthasar_s
Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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It happened

GnomeAnne wrote:Hmm, I think things are going to become more confusing for b and his friends soon.

ggh wrote:Probably more confusing for all of us. :)

Image

Redundant
Spoiler:
youarehere.png
by balthasar_s
Mon Oct 09, 2017 5:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

ucim wrote:Beanies aren't green, are they?

Roses are red
Beanies are green
That's how it is
And has always been
by balthasar_s
Wed Oct 04, 2017 4:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 39051501

Re: 1190: "Time"

Something went wrong with the botcastle last frame was ONGed in... 2025. from ong.log : (look what happened to the timestamps) 1506481202 - 1506481200 state: 2 ongtime: 1506571200 WAIT 1506484802 - 1506484800 state: 2 ongtime: 1506571200 WAIT 1506488401 - 1506488400 state: 2 ongtime: 1506571200 WAIT...
by balthasar_s
Mon Oct 02, 2017 11:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Image

(t-1_0162)
redundant
Spoiler:
t-1_0162, xkcd 1897
stopsing.png
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by balthasar_s
Fri Sep 29, 2017 5:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: Time: LOOK ON MY PRICKLYMOLPS, YE MEMEIFYINGM AND MOLPY ABOUT!

mrob27 wrote:ETA: The Moonbase seems to have lost its balance and fallen over the gate at the edge of otherwhen.
Or it woke up dead in space.
by balthasar_s
Wed Sep 27, 2017 11:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Febrion wrote:Oxford
At first I saw the "Ox" as "0x" and I continued to read it as a number. But something was wrong. "r" is not a digit.
by balthasar_s
Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Game updoot: prediction: You go insite the mine and find out that the place was RELATED from the beginning. What's the single person version of let's ? Like if soemone would want to say "Let's never do this again" but he is saying it to himself and abut himself. Enough of this nonsense, w...
by balthasar_s
Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106313
Views: 39051501

158

... http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=55655&mode=view FTH: Ah, the wonderful system of edukacja.CL. "No more filling out papers. You can acomplish everything through the internet." B: That's true, technically... Only that later you have to print it and bring to them physical...

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