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by taixzo
Fri Jun 07, 2013 3:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

*falls out of time portal into thread*

I did it!!!!!!!! Hi everyone!
by taixzo
Fri Jun 07, 2013 2:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Location: NewPage 791 of 793. Last BlitzPost; from now on, I shall be in the Present. I encountered my first post in the thread! 411 posts in less than a day, and over 650 people reading the thread. Is this breaking any XKCD records? ETA: Suddenly, a portal to page 730 appears! (this is to let m...
by taixzo
Thu Jun 06, 2013 2:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Location: Newpage 626 of 788. Hopefully this is my second-to-last signpost. The new molpy was spotted: Looks like there's a mole coming out of the ground (mustard?)! Notice the difference between frame 1349 and 1350 on the right side of the image. Given a tentative name: OMR, they killed...
by taixzo
Thu Jun 06, 2013 3:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Location: Newpage 619 of 786. Blitzposting before I coma. I learned of the brain-eating amoebas. Comas may be more difficult for me now. I found the first discovery of a Molpy, although this one wasn't identified as such: I just noticed a small difference between frames 1174 and 1175 that I can&...
by taixzo
Wed Jun 05, 2013 3:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Location: Newpage 564 of 779.o Blitzposting before I coma. IIRC, the End of Time was predicted 5 times so far... - "Later" - "Bye" frame - Age of slow pixel - "We can't build it much taller" frame - "bye." and fading - Brief camera angle change So, are we ...
by taixzo
Tue Jun 04, 2013 4:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Location: Newpage 517 of 773. Blitzposting before I coma. Due to internet connection problems, I was only able to blitz 20 newpages today - a fifth of my usual pace. I hope to return to normal speed tomorrow. But, I spotted my first sigcouragement, in Vytron's sig: Bringer of Baobabs, the Vindic...
by taixzo
Mon Jun 03, 2013 5:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Location: Newpage 496 of 767. Blitzposting before I coma. These past few Past hours have been so exciting! Pope Helper returned! I did not expect that at all , as he is absent in the Present. HAL9000 also returned, as did Opibobble, who was then ignored. The Mustard was discovered, analyzed, and den...
by taixzo
Sat Jun 01, 2013 9:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Location: Newpage 447 of 760. Blitzpost from the end of the first eon. Time is fading. The thread is growing tense, waiting for the approaching end of Time. There is much debate about what the actual meaning of a shade of grey is. Color profiles are discussed, compared between browsers, and debated....
by taixzo
Sat Jun 01, 2013 6:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 46142780

Re: 1190: "Time"

Location: Newpage 420 of 758. Blitzposting before I coma. And speaking of comas, last night during one I had a hallucination that I was in a friend's TARDIS, when I decided to go sledding. Upon being informed the TARDIS did not have a smooth bottom 1 , I used a sled instead. When we reached the ...
by taixzo
Fri May 31, 2013 2:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106846
Views: 46142780

Re: 1190: "Time"

Location: Newpage 314 of 749 Blitzposting before I coma. I waited through 114 newpages this time; if I continue at this rate, I should be caught up in around 96 newpix. I encountered the first posts from BlitzGirl, she who I am emulating in my quest. I may have more pages to go through, but I can te...
by taixzo
Thu May 30, 2013 4:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 46142780

Re: 1190: "Time"

Location: Newpage 200 of 743 Blitzposting before I coma. I've made good progress today, and fully read 125 pages. I witnessed the start of a religion. I entered the MADNESS, and am a little surprised that I'm still in it (it goes on for over a hundred pages!!) My favorite part is thi...
by taixzo
Wed May 29, 2013 4:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Location: NewPage 75 Blitzposting before I coma. Hopefully you all won't add too many newpages before [heresy]morning[/heresy]. It's interesting that nobody I'm familiar with posted in the beginning of the thread (the first one I found was AlusioASG on newpage 15); I feel like it sta...
by taixzo
Tue May 28, 2013 7:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106846
Views: 46142780

Re: 1190: "Time"

So, I kind of jumped into the thread around newpage 680 or so, and am considering BlitzGirling the whole thing. Thoughts? Is such a thing still feasible? No idea. Try it and if you survive, we'll know! :wink: It might be a little Mad, but that's the OTT for you. So, I kind of jumped into the thread...
by taixzo
Tue May 28, 2013 7:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106846
Views: 46142780

Re: 1190: "Time"

So, I kind of jumped into the thread around newpage 680 or so, and am considering BlitzGirling the whole thing. Thoughts? Is such a thing still feasible?
by taixzo
Tue May 28, 2013 6:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 46142780

Re: 1190: "Time"

Raining here, too. Or rather, sort of a dismal drizzle.
by taixzo
Tue May 28, 2013 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Time Raptor TIME LORD RANDALL presents IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE ONE TRUE THREAD A HAL9000 PRODUCTION SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR - ZOË SALDANA "TIME RAPTOR" SAM NEILL WITH NATHAN FILLION AND FEATURING SUMMER GLAU AS "THE RIVER" MUSIC BY YAPPOBISCUITS PRODUCED BY MSCHA WRITTEN AND DIREC...
by taixzo
Mon May 27, 2013 5:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

OXT ONG UES... -- posted by newpixbot[/i][/size][/right] Did Newpixbot ignore my ONG? They're different hashes. ec62d14f117af89a82652fc4f1b89b1a790ca1cde9800271d354c64efae16d48 is Newpixbot's, and yours is 7350be891271c272473d9fcc44f13fd9a02cb0ed29eec069583edd1729c675fd. Err, oops. Note to self: if...
by taixzo
Mon May 27, 2013 5:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106846
Views: 46142780

Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha wrote:OXTONGUES...
-- posted by newpixbot[/i][/size][/right]


Did Newpixbot ignore my ONG?
by taixzo
Mon May 27, 2013 5:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 46142780

Re: 1190: "Time"

Megan's gONG

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by taixzo
Mon May 27, 2013 2:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106846
Views: 46142780

Re: 1190: "Time"

Curious patient people. I think you mean "Wholly batshit insane and prime candidates to be committed for psych evaluation". But close enough. Is your avatar meant to evoke a Rorschach image? Because when I first saw it I thought "bat symbol over dancing boulders in front of a full mo...
by taixzo
Sun May 26, 2013 10:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106846
Views: 46142780

Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:FlameFree.png


Do you mind me making that my avatar?
by taixzo
Sat May 25, 2013 8:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm interested in the background of some of your local "handles." Charlie_Grumbles is just a name I made up that seemed to express a certain curmudgeonly character. I've since learned that there are real, actual, humans with that name. They are, of course, not guilty of the stuff I write....
by taixzo
Sat May 25, 2013 2:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106846
Views: 46142780

Re: 1190: "Time"

Maybe this has already been said (I tend to skim, sorry), but the molpyflies/bee-snakes might actually be flying pocket watches... (blindposting from 704 ish...) In a moment of Divine Revelation it has come to me. These are not snakes, nor are they locusts. They are Time Flies. Reposting because no...
by taixzo
Fri May 24, 2013 2:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 46142780

Re: 1190: "Time"

I like the sound of "a whomp of molpies", although I'm not so keen on StratPlayer's bacronym for it.
by taixzo
Thu May 23, 2013 2:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 46142780

Re: 1190: "Time"

Does a Bacon number restrict it to movies, or are plays allowed? Because if so, I have a Bacon number of 2.
by taixzo
Wed May 22, 2013 7:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Clickty clikety; HAL (not the red one) com- manded the spoiler to hide and restore, characteristically monomaniacal, stopping at last when his dactyl was sore. Consecutive double-dactyls! I tips me hat. I've been wondering if it would be possible to construct a double-dactyl (verse) that co...
by taixzo
Wed May 22, 2013 4:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 46142780

Re: 1190: "Time"

You made it Vytron!!!
by taixzo
Tue May 21, 2013 8:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

By the way, I'm a highly experienced botanist, just by reading the next website for 5 minutes: http://www.feedipedia.org/node/525 Some highlights: Baobab shed its leaves during 6 months at the beginning of the dry season and new leaves appear after flowering. [...] The baobab is mainly used for foo...
by taixzo
Tue May 21, 2013 6:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

So, now we know WHERE this is happening: Africa! Now, to scour Africa's coastline for a place that resembles our map... Near Lake Ihotry in Southwestern Madagascar, to be more precise! Edit: Morondava River‽‽ Looking at https://maps.google.com/maps?q=morondava+river&hl=en&ll=-20.2973,44.287...
by taixzo
Tue May 21, 2013 6:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 46142780

Re: 1190: "Time"

Also: perhaps the "people in tents" are Bedouins?
by taixzo
Tue May 21, 2013 6:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 46142780

Re: 1190: "Time"

So, now we know WHERE this is happening: Africa!

Now, to scour Africa's coastline for a place that resembles our map...
by taixzo
Tue May 21, 2013 6:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106846
Views: 46142780

Re: 1190: "Time"

WowONG.

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by taixzo
Mon May 20, 2013 10:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Just finished a twenty-page mini-blitz. A few things: <snip> As I was leaving, I had an idea for a restaurant: The Bread Bar. Like those places that are nothing but a salad bar, this place would just have slices of different breads. Sourdoughs, Whole Wheats, Ryes, Brioche, French, Italian, Nordic, ....
by taixzo
Sat May 18, 2013 3:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 46142780

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A little while ago, someone posted here about the "Dictionary of Numbers" Chrome plugin. Today, it made me laugh:

...it’s easy to forget that the Universe we currently admire is the product of a violent event that occurred 13.75 billion years [≈ the approximate age of the Universe] ago.
by taixzo
Fri May 17, 2013 11:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 46142780

Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha wrote:HuhONG?
Image


So Cueball was intentionally tasting it earlier?

Also, cue discussion of pollution.
by taixzo
Thu May 16, 2013 11:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106846
Views: 46142780

Re: 1190: "Time"

ShrubbONGery... http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/290d835d9295dbb970f1a2890f8f58826b11c3af417f6f0a9b1c6021c84e05d5.png Not the same hillside Cueball walked down earlier, I notice. They are going toward the river, now. So that means that when Cueball found the campsite, he was walking away from the r...
by taixzo
Thu May 16, 2013 3:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 46142780

Re: 1190: "Time"

It was a campfire!
by taixzo
Thu May 16, 2013 2:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

So did the previous frames 1-1300 take place in a single day? This is the first time they slept for an extended period. We might be able to calculate how much time passes between newpix if it's a single day. I assume the sun never sets? It never gets dark? It'd be difficult to walk across rocky ter...
by taixzo
Thu May 16, 2013 3:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Maybe Cueball is buildONG another trebuchet!

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by taixzo
Wed May 15, 2013 11:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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I thought that looked like a berry bush he was molesting! If those berries are poisonous the bush will have its sweet and tangy revenge... I don't understand the point of poisonous berries. Isn't the purpose of fruit to be eaten by animals in order to spread the seeds farther afield? (disclaimer: d...

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