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by taixzo
Tue May 28, 2013 6:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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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"
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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: 37244859

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"
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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"
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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"
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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"
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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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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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Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha wrote:HuhONG?
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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"
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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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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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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...
by taixzo
Wed May 15, 2013 11:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

And now he's...eating the flower? Or is it not a flower?
by taixzo
Wed May 15, 2013 10:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Cueball's picking a flower!
by taixzo
Wed May 15, 2013 8:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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(Warning: long spoiler) Act 1, Scene 4 It is dark; a grotto lit only by candles placed in the nooks of the walls. There are also larger chambers carved out of the walls; they each hold many scrolls of varying sizes. A large table, center stage, is piled with musty books whose ancient bindings show ...
by taixzo
Wed May 15, 2013 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Or a dream within a dream within a dream within a dream within a dream within a dream within a dream within a dream within a dream OTC: Now directed by Christopher Nolan. taixzo, you joined the fora exactly one year ago and have waited the time before Time to post to the OTT. You must be a far-seer...
by taixzo
Wed May 15, 2013 7:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Kieryn wrote:Or a dream within a dream within a dream within a dream within a dream within a dream within a dream within a dream within a dream


OTC: Now directed by Christopher Nolan.
by taixzo
Wed May 15, 2013 6:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106132
Views: 37244859

Re: 1190: "Time"

I like how the link highlighted "pile", "of" and "steaming" but not "shibboleth". 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 me skip the ...

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