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by AluisioASG
Fri Feb 19, 2016 10:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Captain's log, Unix date 14558'75063: Angelastic's haiku mega-post broke poor³ phpBB's full-text indexing on SQLite. Fortunately we have a mammoth ~ip:47 DB lying around from another project, so we decided to move to that. (It does make progress snapshotting harder, though.) Unfortunately that broke...
by AluisioASG
Tue Feb 16, 2016 9:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

Does that mean you wrote an independent implementation of The ЯOЯЯIM TTO which uses phpBB? More like a “backup” phpBB forum. The architecture is kinda complex. (Complicated?) # Fruits of the 2016 sprint * `unchirper`: phpBB to XML * Stateless (one-off) and stateful (like `bothasar_t`) post fetching...
by AluisioASG
Sat Feb 13, 2016 11:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106543
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Ri: 11119900: "dondakitis"

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by AluisioASG
Mon Jan 04, 2016 7:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: BTTBAA: 888

AluisioASG wrote:
balthasar_s wrote:AAAAAA
xkcd-time.kieryn.com is not there anymore!
AAAAAA
Wayback Machine wrote:Page cannot be crawled or displayed due to robots.txt.
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
Hmm, was it this?
by AluisioASG
Mon Dec 21, 2015 2:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

It's a shame you can't get mac addresses -- those are practically guaranteed to be unique. As usual, YVXPMV. A Computer Networks professor once told us about an issue they hit when installing network adapters in the labs' computers (migrating to an Ethernet LAN, I guess): the whole batch of cards h...
by AluisioASG
Wed Dec 16, 2015 3:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

Every few years I wonder how people can still be talking about this comic, and I check out this thread only to be reminded that it's just a random sandbox thread. Well, our current com.xkcd.forums.comics.1190.ott.IFrameProvider's organized sand has disorganized itself, so we won't have more com.xkc...
by AluisioASG
Sat Dec 12, 2015 11:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: Time After Time: t-1_0515

mscha wrote:DIPHTHONGIZATION...
Image
Seems TallBeanie has a few tricks up his legs.
by AluisioASG
Thu Dec 10, 2015 12:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

Does anyone want to join the River? It's just one more hit in the next 10 minutes for an extra character!
by AluisioASG
Tue Dec 08, 2015 11:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Eternal Density wrote:Anyone know what's up with this post? viewtopic.php?f=7&t=55907&start=120#p1987970
What.
Is.
That.
by AluisioASG
Mon Dec 07, 2015 11:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm always in awe about these language-related subjects.

In other news, Sustainabilizer and I seem to be in agreement regarding HES' suggestion. mrob?
by AluisioASG
Mon Dec 07, 2015 8:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106543
Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

TieSoul wrote:Is there an IRC for the OTT?

Indeed there is, see OTT:2332:17.
I checked it a week or two ago, though, and it looked dead.
by AluisioASG
Mon Dec 07, 2015 4:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

THE MARKING IS ON THE TRUNK

Password: an OTTish curse in the form in which it has become an Internet domain Wouldn't that be too easy, given it's going to be hosted on said domain? I don't think so. The riddle is that you have to know that it is a curse in the first place. OTTers know this instantly, Outsiders don't. Thing is...
by AluisioASG
Mon Dec 07, 2015 1:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: I MADE YOU A ZOMBIE OTTER EYEBALL BUT I SACRIFICED IT

Ok, ok, looks like I forgot to ask: what's our threat model? Just data-scraping bots? Slightly less cueish bots? People looking for blackmail material? ⋅ The conference was publicly accessible at the time ⋅ It was attended by members of the Bochum community I re-assert my belief ...
by AluisioASG
Mon Dec 07, 2015 3:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

WHAT'S OTTISH FOR ‘FRIEND’?

where to publish it I could host another chirpingmustard.com subdomain, lets say meetings. (or whatever is OTTish for that), backed by a semi-private git repo (for recovery). how to make the login credentials known to one another. I could receive hashed passwords and use them with the sender's user...
by AluisioASG
Mon Dec 07, 2015 1:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

ggh wrote:It's a good day with a little Rule 34 before my morning OJ.
:shock: Don't you say… you too do ominous jumps?

mrob27 wrote:OTTerCon
Speaking of which (I keep forgetting to ask), have the IRC logs been published? Are extra eyes needed?
by AluisioASG
Fri Nov 27, 2015 9:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

Actually, I think she just stumbled.
by AluisioASG
Wed Nov 25, 2015 3:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

It's hard to say for sure with the camera angle changing, but it looks like the cartridge tray has started to move ever so slowly down towards the sea¹. I'm pretty sure you're right - this latest frame really shows it at the top of the tray. Good catch! Confirmed , see 1:41-1:43. lmjb1964 , I hope ...
by AluisioASG
Sun Nov 15, 2015 4:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

Tomorrow I'll be working on making the input streams for ffmpeg lazy (we only read a file when ffmpeg is asking for more data) so I can patch ImageMagick in and annotate the frame numbers I spent an unmolpish amount of Time on this. I tried ImageMagick, ffmpeg's drawtext, subtitles. In the end I've...
by AluisioASG
Sat Nov 14, 2015 5:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

I like 5 fps best, except for the scenes with the trucks (t-1enh_0111 through t-1enh_0203, and t-1enh_0254 through the current) which I think would be best at about 3 fps. (2 fps is too slow). Ok, I've added support for ranges in frame length specifications so we can assign them to whole ranges ({0...
by AluisioASG
Fri Nov 13, 2015 11:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

lmjb1964 wrote:Lu, I can't see the videos. I mean, I see the transport controls and progress bar, but then I just see a white box. : (
Which browser are you using? Should work on Chrome and Firefox, but not on IE or Edge (the latter, for now only—maybe).
(And as usual, do you see my signature?)
by AluisioASG
Fri Nov 13, 2015 10:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

Got some more videos of the hiddenONGs. Up to remapt-1_0361, at 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 12 fps.
Please check them out and tell me which one looks best, timing-wise.
Remember we can make certain frames or ranges go slower or faster than the others.
by AluisioASG
Fri Nov 13, 2015 3:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

lmjb1964 wrote:Anyone care to do an analysis of the flow of the mystery liquid versus the volume of the truck? :D
What do you mean, you think it's shrinking? :?
Well, it's bubblegum-colored, so I suppose it's possible.
by AluisioASG
Thu Nov 12, 2015 9:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: I REJECT YOUR VOLDEFRAME AND SUBSTITUTE MY OWN

imagebot skipped frame t-1_0350 because it was ONGed by me . No, I mean, we actually skipped the 04:00 UTC posttime. I'm hitting some undiagnosed issue with time and t1i . I have to figure it out if I want to use the framelength thing with them. Fixed with mrob27 's help. Now all that's left is: &s...
by AluisioASG
Thu Nov 12, 2015 4:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

More videos. Config here.
I'm hitting some undiagnosed issue with time and t1i. I have to figure it out if I want to use the framelength thing with them.

ETA: why skip a frame just when I'm about to test framedl?
by AluisioASG
Wed Nov 11, 2015 9:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Happy 2200 posts, Aluísio! http://api.ning.com/files/8MSUv-ePX9B1XYm57ZlAZ-FiH7cbd1sE7EEdtpGDmXRM09VazSM3jarnot*FsKp5CvvgOZGst-oXvg2blsCfOHwfdA5JhKEG/22cake.JPG Why, thanks for the CFTF! And yay for U+0301 http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=42869 Anyone care to guess what Slendo Man is aft...
by AluisioASG
Sun Nov 08, 2015 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

TIL Time Catapult can be used to demonstrate the effects of erosion:
Image
by AluisioASG
Sun Nov 08, 2015 9:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

I was looking for the author of PFFFTH!!, and now "litany" no longer sounds like a real word. ETA: note to self : RELATED Git repositories: git+svn://bicyclesonthemoon.info/ottmirror https://gist.github.com/5246094 https://github.com/AluisioASG/chirpingmustard.com https://github.com/Aluisi...
by AluisioASG
Sun Nov 08, 2015 4:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

It's official: Tallbeanie is Slendo Man. I checked with my thumb. Or was it the pointer?
by AluisioASG
Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

A question to the windowmakers: is there a way to find out the latest frame of a story?
by AluisioASG
Thu Nov 05, 2015 5:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106543
Views: 41645492

Re: SUDDENLY, UNGS. THOUSANDS OF THEM!

There is a much bigger problem, which no browser can possibly hope to fix, which has to do with off-site images that are slow to load. For example, if I try to view OTT:1300:30 on ЯОЯЯІМ ТТО ƎНТ , the loading of all the images including the smileys on the top of the page causes the page content to ...
by AluisioASG
Thu Nov 05, 2015 9:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

1191 IS GETTING INCREASINGLY EMBARRASING

Yes, that's the artwork, thanks balthasar_s ! I have now tagged mine with "AluisioASG". If AluisioASG confirms that it was indeed by @ChronosDragon , then I can tag it with "ChronosDragon" as well. That I can't do; it's from the Outside :shock: The one I'm actually looking for i...
by AluisioASG
Thu Nov 05, 2015 3:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106543
Views: 41645492

39772 37409 43695 48749 39815 THAT T-SHIRT IS HORRIBLE

http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=50361 http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=48745 I perused 1.mirror's attachments folder to find a mod of the finished piece (by @ChronosDragon, I believe), but instead found some things I should never have uploaded in the first place—like this ske...
by AluisioASG
Wed Nov 04, 2015 9:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106543
Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

PSA: Some chirpingmustard.com sites may become temporarily unavailable later today as I try to get off CloudFlare. Also, we have a position for Oh-My-Randall-AluisioASG-basemented-what-do-we-do-now open. More things to come later. Maybe. Decree: things that cause other things. (And, can you see ...
by AluisioASG
Tue Nov 03, 2015 1:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

Any video encoding experts around?
I'm trying something but didn't like the results so far (for some unknown definition of "likable result").

(note to self: atomic rename)
by AluisioASG
Sat Oct 31, 2015 2:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hereby nominating ZoomanSP for the title of Yemit Reginbarh for Othercomics. Votes are open.

I've noticed most projeCTTs are GPL-licensed. Is there any particular reason?
by AluisioASG
Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

balthasar_s: It might be useful to include the current/previous paragraph for context, even if in a spoilered code block.
by AluisioASG
Wed Oct 28, 2015 11:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

lmjb1964 wrote:But where did our little robot friend come from? He just sort of appeared.

FWIW the area he appeared in is slightly different from its surroundings.
by AluisioASG
Wed Oct 28, 2015 4:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I played it too and they had different colors, much like the futuremost one from balthasar's.
by AluisioASG
Sun Oct 25, 2015 11:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: SO I HERD U LIEK WINGISHNESS

mrob27 wrote:Why not just use "[UTC] … Greenwich Mean Time" all the time, and never change it?

I'm considering doing just that. I spend most of the time logged off anyway, and the offsets are known.
(Remembering the difference to RDT, which I often need, is another matter.)
by AluisioASG
Fri Oct 23, 2015 4:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 41645492

Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:
GLR wrote:We've almost eradicated polio. For World Polio Day, I drew a comic about the eradication efforts. You can see it on Bill Gates's blog.
Shouldn't there be a needle-pull for it?

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