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by AluisioASG
Thu May 02, 2013 6:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I did nothing. 1. I don't register for news sites just to post comments 2. Heretics should not die (kinda harsh) but rather be covered in chocolate and licorice, as per the Inquisitor's instructions 3. I don't think I have ever used the phrase "is fail" (*English-major cringe*) 4. I certa...
by AluisioASG
Thu May 02, 2013 6:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

Time synced at 19843.
by AluisioASG
Thu May 02, 2013 5:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Just hit a post of mine on NewPage 486.
Now I know how BlitzGirl used to feel.

ALSO: this:
Earthling on Mars wrote:Yes, there are other rivers, maybe?
by AluisioASG
Thu May 02, 2013 5:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

I, AluisioASG; SAEWITRBASA; Time Waiter, on this page 485∧496 of the One True Thread, hereby establish the Time Foundation, a society concerned with the availability of the One True Comic for future generations; the proper recording and analysis of the Frames; public relations with the Outside (in o...
by AluisioASG
Thu May 02, 2013 4:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106765
Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

AluisioASG : re: new sig all those folks what complained way back when Helper first posted that are just gonna love you..... I join you in evil grinning though. EDIT wait a minute; You removed it. Someone PM'd me to remove, so I did it. Wait… I am the SAEWITRBASA! Gotta find a link to it again. By ...
by AluisioASG
Thu May 02, 2013 4:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

A gift from 20 NewPages ago (right after Pope Helper the First's return): [img]Minitrue%20mark%20image%20doubleplusungood%20crimethink.[/img] -- The Man Whose Eyes Burned from the Fading Damn you! I had only just gotten rid of the flickering afterimage on my retinae. If this gets posted one more ti...
by AluisioASG
Thu May 02, 2013 4:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106765
Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

A gift from 20 NewPages ago (right after Pope Helper the First's return):
Spoiler:
[img]Minitrue%20mark%20image%20doubleplusungood%20crimethink.[/img]

-- The Man Whose Eyes Burned from the Fading
by AluisioASG
Thu May 02, 2013 2:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106765
Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wait, Pope Helper and HAL are back on the last 20 32 NewPages?
Hold on, I'm gonna grab some plutonium.

EDIT/464#3342732: BlitzGirl: awesome #442!
by AluisioASG
Wed May 01, 2013 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106765
Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

htom wrote:
AluisioASG wrote:
boozledorf wrote:I officially don't know where this comic is going.

Hmm…
No one (of us) knows.


Well, we know it's going to the future, dragging us along in its wake.

Maybe it's going to the Past.
Somehow.
by AluisioASG
Wed May 01, 2013 7:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106765
Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

boozledorf wrote:I officially don't know where this comic is going.

Hmm…
No one (of us) knows.
by AluisioASG
Wed May 01, 2013 7:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106765
Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

mathrec wrote:
AluisioASG wrote:Image
I was immediately disappointed that there was no hovertext, so I went to the OtherComic and looked it up to read the hovertext. Now I remember 1037.

I don't think I can include alt-text here. Anyway, which 1037 did you remember?

EDIT: Nope.
by AluisioASG
Wed May 01, 2013 6:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

TheMinim wrote:There will be a pot of gold at the end of this Time-rainbow. Unfortunately, it will all be in black and white, so we'll theorise that it's banana fudge souffle or something.

Image
by AluisioASG
Tue Apr 30, 2013 3:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

vvn wrote:They find (the) River.
foundriver.png

Isn't that BHG right behind MMs M&C… with a relativistic baseball?
by AluisioASG
Tue Apr 30, 2013 3:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106765
Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

And so they traveled,
to a galaxy far, far away,
to return… nevermore.
Image

EDIT: for the period, I suggest The Truth Is Out There The Search.
by AluisioASG
Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106765
Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

Has anyone seen HAL recently? last post http://forums.xkcd.com/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=381779 This was on page 404. So my guess is he got 404'ed and his computer brain could not recover... he may have gone the same way as Helper... Uh oh… Cue the sun! (Edited for color)
by AluisioASG
Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106765
Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

Has anyone seen HAL recently?
by AluisioASG
Tue Apr 30, 2013 1:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106765
Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

For the record: I finally managed to closed all TVTropes' tabs.
Couldn't read the xkcd one, unfortunately :cry:
by AluisioASG
Tue Apr 30, 2013 1:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106765
Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

Funny story: I was reading TVTropes (yes, I went there by my own free will — shocking, no?) and a couple minutes ago I remembered of here, so I decided to check their article on xkcd. Finish reading the current one, search xkcd on the same page, and move to the next tab, which is… this one . BTW: ht...
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106765
Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

438/458 NewPages Ok, based on: You did it BlitzGirl! and BLITZGIRL! You made it! hat pending and Huzzah for BlitzGirl! There's not a word yet For old friends who've just met... and finally: The number and intensity of these warnings frightened me; it was clear that the thread-dwellers of th...
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106765
Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

dgbrt wrote:My prediction:
The OTC will never stop until our Lord Randall is gone.

That will happen, it's just a matter of time.
But I am hoping about 119042 newpix...

Wait...

I believe it can go far further than that.
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

*sigh* And there goes the whistle again. Oh well. I'm too tired to chase after it now; I have put off the coma for far too long. But thank you everyone for the warm welcomes and the sizzlin' party! *sniffs bacon-scented air* See you some longpix from now (after I re-catch up to the Present, of cour...
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

I say woe to you who have been lured away from your faith by the promise of haberdashery! Does none of you find it suspicious that their pope, Helper, has disappeared and some Cardinal has quietly seized power, bringing you all under the spell of a finely turned hat?? Wait, do you mean…? But in tha...
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

So, I was organizing my own quotes collection, and I noticed we don't have a name for this period.
I suggest “The New Era” and “The Post-fading Period”.
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 29, 2013 2:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106765
Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wow...here at the end of all things... Just remember: A thread with no flame wars. That's special. {Wackiness; no worse than a certain M*A*S*H unit...) However two milestones ahead: 18000 posts; 450 pages. Anybody up for it.... anybody??? Still thinking Simon & Garfunkle : Old Friends in the mu...
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 29, 2013 2:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Fear not, followers of Time! Eventually, the whiteness will fade in to reveal something completely different . Maybe not today, maybe not this week, maybe not in this lifetime, but eventually. It may go through another iteration of the sandcastle construction first. It may go through 100 iterations...
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 29, 2013 1:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

NOOOOOOOOOOO!! A particularly tough couple of work days Thursday and Friday, and then a weekend long coma, and now I'm 50 newpages behind? (395 out of 445, and there's something wrong with River(s).) This is terrible! I've probably missed the BlitzGirlian Singularity! I'm going to get Marooned in P...
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

When I first came back I was afraid I lost my sight. Is it a divine punishment? Did we offended Lord Randall ? FTFY Nothing wrong with my original sentence, we can use synonyms right? :D The Great White is upon us! Repent! We don't know if they are synonyms. That's a domain-specific problem. By the...
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

I give to BlitzGirl a hug the size of the sea. Good to see you Now. You're going to suffocate her this way. That's probably some automated optimization. Since we only have a few shades of grey left (250-255, plus 0 for the border), the image can be (and is) stored with pixel depth 4 (allows 16 colo...
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Kethryes wrote:When I first came back I was afraid I lost my sight. Is it a divine punishment? Did we offended Lord Randall?

FTFY
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wow!!!! I can't sleep, get up about 4am, check the OTC, and OTT and find all these amazing things! Blitzgirl has arrived! The comic is almost Faded! La Petite! I have no Croissants, but Bagels for Everyone! http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_Fpig4mcmP08/TR_sB2AlbiI/AAAAAAAAAAk/6IMpLMQSZdw/s1600/bagels2.jpg ...
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

So… I wrote a very-short-story. See if you folks like it: For decades, the Time Waiters carefully watched Time as it progressed. They recorded it, made notes, analyzed the changes, discussed the endless possibilities. They obeyed unquestionably their commandment, “wait for it”. But eventually, they ...
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

So, is the last one the next one or the one after it?
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Jonas79 wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:I don't know if she's my evil twin - she hasn't done anything particularly terrible...yet.

But, but... If she's not the evil twin then who are you then :shock: *hides*

It's not necessary for them to be opposites.
Both could be good… or evil.
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106765
Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

Kazza3 wrote:
Zorin_75 wrote:
time.png

LaPetite on the left?


Oh wow, eyes like a a hawk.

EDIT: Save the flag, LaPetite!

Is she bringing something? A trebuchet, maybe?
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

Kazza3 wrote:Almost entirely white on Chrome now, unless you look at the screen on an angle (not that how it looks on Chrome is particularly important). And congratulations Blitzgirl!

Same on Opera.
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hai BlitzGirl.
Please take these 3D (or are they 2.5D?) glasses and some popcorn, while we Wait for The End.
EDIT: Isn't that song really appropriate for us at this moment?

Ah, time to do that a third one last time:
SHEEPLE!
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

. . . until the last poster on this needle pulled thing has succumbed to pining for the fjords. You know, I was thinking on a story for a drawing that got stuck on my head, and I came to realize it totally matches the OTC/T. I'm currently calling it… “The Last Time Waiter”. http://imgs.xkcd.com/com...
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106765
Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"

POSTONG from the PASTONG.... http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/75b0d8123ebff4e941e003e7c037373f8f54cbac6a71f4345ccdfe76f22bc4e8.png Seems we're at 0xAB now. That's a jump of 9. So even this close to white, he's still accelerating? Yeah we only have 7-8 newpix to get to white at this rate Oh my, I wa...
by AluisioASG
Mon Apr 29, 2013 2:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106765
Views: 44890498

Re: 1190: "Time"


tman2nd wrote:It's amazing that Blitzgirl can make so much progress while taking the time to create signposts, read all the haikus, and even make haikus herself.

I presume that's because she's coming at relativistic speeds.

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