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by AluisioASG
Thu Feb 02, 2017 6:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: What about Sandy?

balthasar_s wrote:For some reason I started reading OFTC as "one f***ing true comic"...
I always misremember it as OTFC.

macraw83 wrote:What does it actually stand for?
Open and Free Technology Community.
by AluisioASG
Thu Feb 02, 2017 3:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Got my email Great, I didn't :!: Registrations are admin-activated, but the default setting is not to send an e-mail to said admin, only use the forum's notifications. I don't think we need more than one category and forum, right? BTW while I set up the forum I'll be around on freenode and OFTC IRC.
by AluisioASG
Thu Feb 02, 2017 3:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Check Your Backups Day"

Seems Vol. 1 might make up for a good re-reading at this point. Is that a note-to-self or a suggestion to me? More of a general suggestion. I decided I wasn't sure anymore of Torgos' class, so I went back to recheck, also taking the opportunity to see if there was anything to inspire me and the oth...
by AluisioASG
Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Check Your Backups Day"

Seems Vol. 1 might make up for a good re-reading at this point.

Also, I've started updating the chirpingmustard homepage; go check it out and tell me what you think!
We also seem to have regularly-scheduled backups now.
by AluisioASG
Wed Feb 01, 2017 9:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Since I'm now showing the png instead of the jpg for FindTheOTTer, I'm a little concerned I may have made the page slow to load. Could one or two of you go to NP2256 and tell me if it has become too sluggish? Eh, if you have mercy for MTAs… The original file is 12MB. You'll find a smaller file in y...
by AluisioASG
Wed Feb 01, 2017 4:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

[…] and the forum for events and discussions in/out of character. I'll get to it right… in an hour or so. Done. Though I'm still waiting for my test email; Gandi seems to have taken it for a ride. It never left. Registration should be working now. Aluisio, I'd love if you could host the wOTTerf...
by AluisioASG
Wed Feb 01, 2017 1:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I decided prose writing is too much salesman-solving and went with a bullet list of events. Now to the actual hard things. […] and the forum for events and discussions in/out of character. I'll get to it right… in an hour or so. Aluisio, I'd love if you could host the wOTTerfall there like you do fo...
by AluisioASG
Wed Feb 01, 2017 12:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Guys, I think I've lost the distinction between writing a character's background and writing a novel :| And I do agree that perhaps these discussions would be best shifted to another subforum / location, but I'm unsure how that will work with the potential for interference / trolling by Outsiders. W...
by AluisioASG
Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: “Instrument Concierge”

I've created a problem with my acronym. I kinda knew it a while back, but I've been ignoring it. There are two different things that are being referred to by Time Until Next Ong: 1. how much time passes between one ong and the next, and 2. how much time passes between the present and the next ong. ...
by AluisioASG
Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

5e can be learned purely with pdf's that WotC (the current owners of the D&D IP) has made available for free. I'll find a link when I get home. These? I'm kind of second-guessing the layout of chirpingmustard dot com , as it's currently a menu with a web page attached. I was thinking of moving ...
by AluisioASG
Mon Jan 30, 2017 11:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Is it time to multi-track detach from the thread already? Everyone will, of course, meet in a bar (give me a name for it) “ Sieben Otter, Ein Barbar ” or something along these lines. ETA: OOooo I had to bring this with me: ← For the POPE. Here's a BE SAFE cupcake traveling in what could be a cloudca...
by AluisioASG
Mon Jan 30, 2017 2:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm guessing with newpix being over 60 times longer, ninja'd times have grown as well?

[TUNO:11.49] Ignore the language
by AluisioASG
Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Have a look at Roll20 . It's an online virtual tabletop with integrated chat. I've had a poke around, and it looks pretty treeish, once properly set up. From the outside, it does look quite interesting. Do you want the talks and the to rolls be in the same place? Looks like the perfect platform for...
by AluisioASG
Mon Jan 16, 2017 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Decree: What do you do when wifi goes all phyllo on you? I use the phone's 3G service. I don't know What D&D is. Other than it is a Game of Some Sort. I don't know How it is Played. Neither do I understand the Objectives. I think you could always ask the more experienced players for help if...
by AluisioASG
Sun Jan 15, 2017 12:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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:CDORe

↫ I need a better way of extracting frames from a gif. Right now I bring the gif into gimp, export it, delete one layer, export it with another name, delete one layer,... <repeat until done>. I don't know gimp, but the program I like to use - an old discontinued thing - only sees the top layer of a...
by AluisioASG
Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Gingercat wrote:Does anyone have any estimate of how much space, server-side, the OTT currently occupies?
An approximation from 1.mirror's: 224 MiB in text + 15 MiB in avatars + 1.3 GiB in attachments = 1.5 GiB.
by AluisioASG
Tue Jan 10, 2017 5:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

A few(?) NPs back there were some really, really messed up fonts happening. Superimposed, messy, glitchy-looking; that's exactly what I'm after. Does anyone have any pointers on how that was done? Use Firefox, then update the files for the forum's default font and reload. Ȏ̢̾ͬ̀̈ͨͥ́́̔͘͏̲͔͚̞̣̣̣́r̸̞̼̳...
by AluisioASG
Sat Jan 07, 2017 5:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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OTTified, obviously.

Okay, seems someone threw a laser at the holistic entanglement field today… This article hit me earlier today: What if Time Really Exists? ? Abstract: Despite the redundant obviousness of such statement, it has often been argued that Time does not exist. I take the opposite perspective: let's imagin...
by AluisioASG
Fri Jan 06, 2017 3:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

GnomeAnne wrote:The spoilers contain images from Addams, to be referenced when directed to do so by her.
I feel strangely compelled to wait.
by AluisioASG
Thu Jan 05, 2017 12:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

↫ Ah ok, there was a mismatch of the saved file type (png vs. gif). I have no idea why, It is fixed now however. I am sorry for the inconvenience. Thank you. Just a few remaining (non-exhaustive) rough edges: ⋅  The avatars for me, karhell, HES, balthasar_s and ggh are missing (in the dat...
by AluisioASG
Wed Jan 04, 2017 4:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

↫ What do you consider the Northeast? Asia and Middle East. Icy Regions include Alaska, Antarctica and Greenland (or was it Iceland?). ↫ If it is actually just about the Avatar: http://upperattic.at/media/Time/avatars/607513_1474605345.gif Yeah, but I was counting on a feature to get it from http:/...
by AluisioASG
Wed Jan 04, 2017 1:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

GnomeAnne wrote:How does one go about adding one's avatar to the map?
Bug Sciscitor for it, or
Spoiler:
until I can use my own avatar collection

@Sciscitor: Can the Database be made redundant?
by AluisioASG
Tue Jan 03, 2017 11:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Map updated. Please check it still works for you. Force-refreshing (Ctrl+F5, or Shift+F5, or Ctrl+Shift+F5) might be necessary. ↫ Summer near the Seaish River sounds delightful right about now. I'd advise against it, unless you want more heat in your life. Or if you're near the other big river. I...
by AluisioASG
Mon Jan 02, 2017 10:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: sum()

Hello. It's been a while. There was a lot I wanted to reply to, but I didn't. And I don't remember most of it anymore. “I know I shouldn't trust my memory, but sometimes I forget.” There has been talk about why some don't post anymore. For me it was inertia, and a lack of critical mass. There was mu...
by AluisioASG
Fri Sep 02, 2016 1:21 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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But not for long.

I fail to say no to magazine subscription sellers.
by AluisioASG
Sat Aug 06, 2016 1:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Someone has to counterbalance it.

I've been doing some OTTeraeology lately. Quite interesting stuff.
Say, when was the Great &replacement;?

Also, Gingercat lost a sigcouragement, taixzo added Sandgarden to xyr signature, BFTF ended & the OTTerconchën became addams.
by AluisioASG
Wed Jul 27, 2016 1:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hello macraw83! And thank you (again)! I'll unfollow the decree and say: JavaScript & relatives no longer bring me joy. Also, stories start to rot if they stay in my head for too long. Eww. In other news, all my userscripts have been updated to work with the forum upgrade. Please go to your user...
by AluisioASG
Tue Jul 26, 2016 3:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 48a: Traffic is Ch*rped

http://time.aasg.name/smileys/michael-yappocised-popehat.gif Donaldify the OTC http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=39494 Not in this day and age. I don't think there's sufficient hair available for that... Y'all might be too young to understand that. Or maybe I'm the one not getting it. Um,...
by AluisioASG
Thu Jul 21, 2016 9:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: I am not for past tense.

A Storm of Steel and Steam: Book One: Chaos of the Mage Stones Chapter Three Wow, that wasn't here before… was it Before what? Or before when? Or do you mean you want to know where the previous chapters are? (I've seen all these pages before, but didn't take any notes then.) I must've glossed over ...
by AluisioASG
Thu Jul 21, 2016 8:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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https://youtu.be/iR2BxEHnoIE

--- 2016-06-11 --- ↩ If you were an unknown character in Time, what would your hair-derived name be? Move-to-Front. (Always followed closely by >>.) ↩ Not sure why my eye hair has been and continues to be so luxuriant. But it's more treeish than no eye hair! [citation needed] ↩ Decree: It's June! D...
by AluisioASG
Sun May 08, 2016 4:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

http://www.southsoundtalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/icecreamcone.jpg 167 newpix. Sounds like a movie. And it does not include the ong times yet. Speaking of this, thank you for providing the ONG times for bftf. Now we just have to full-width justify Hi thunk! to find out whether I implemented ...
by AluisioASG
Thu Apr 28, 2016 10:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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here/weird/here/weird/here

ggh wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:
lmjb1964 wrote:
ergman wrote:we're still here! weird, right?
We're still weird here, right?
We're still right here, weird...
Here, we're still right weird.
Weird, we're still right here.
by AluisioASG
Sun Apr 24, 2016 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

balthasar_s : Does the moon have some kind of tat.json ? With number, ONG time and alt-text? Any parseable format would work. Does not. But I could make one. What do you really want from it? story-id, frame-number, ong-time, alt-text. Also, you want it for: everything? only stories not in mschaview...
by AluisioASG
Sat Apr 23, 2016 11:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

As usual, I forgot something. I want to typeset and print the AotC once it reaches a suitable point. With drawings and a hard cover. Does your head size derive to something non-null? Wait, that's not sustainable... ew.... Expando would pretty much say otherwise, having lived for Randall knows how lo...
by AluisioASG
Sat Apr 23, 2016 8:09 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Back in 0 A.T. I was studying English in Boston. Me and my classmates would stay in the USA for only a short time, so one weekend they decided to visit New York. I wanted to visit Washington. But it'd take too long to travel there. (It'd have been a nice long ride , though.) So inst...
by AluisioASG
Sat Apr 23, 2016 4:40 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Sentient oldpixbot is best newpixbot.
by AluisioASG
Fri Apr 22, 2016 5:13 pm UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Time: the first frame. These are the voyages of the spacemolpy Newpixbolp. Its continuing mission: to explore strange new Times, to seek out new Cuegans and new Beanies, to boldly go where no OTTer has gone before.
by AluisioASG
Fri Apr 22, 2016 1:44 am UTC
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Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time is soon-when"

Eternal Density wrote:
ETERNAL DENSITY, I'VE GOT A FEELING WE'RE NOT IN THE OTT ANYMORE.
YES WE ARE, NEWPIXBOT!
But are you sure it's the οπ? Maybe the-one-who-must-not-be-unnecessarily-called slipped in another π during the migration.
by AluisioASG
Thu Apr 21, 2016 11:16 pm UTC
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Proof is left as an exercise to the reader.

There are other mirrors.

There always have been.
There always will be.

Corollary: There is an OTT.
by AluisioASG
Sun Apr 17, 2016 12:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

For the mome: http://xkcd.mscha.org/tmp/chessset.png That's awesomeful, mscha! :D Maybe Rosetta is the queen of the opposing side? Also featuring: The t1i -side: ⋅  Brokenbean as the King ⋅  Ms. Frizzle as the Queen ⋅  Cuegan as the Bishops ⋅  Mutant Sheep an...

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