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by Dracomax
Wed Nov 12, 2014 4:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

cari.j.elliot wrote:Today feels like home. There is Time in Space and we must wait for it.

With different monitor sizes, there is Time (and relative dimensions) in space.
by Dracomax
Wed Nov 12, 2014 4:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
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Views: 224777

Re: 1446: "Landing"

Reecer6 wrote:It's a well-kept secret that all European scientists are the whales. They wanted other countries to see what else you could harpoon.

They could have started with Dolphins. or maybe large non-aquatic mammals. space is a lot harder to swim to.
by Dracomax
Wed Nov 12, 2014 4:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
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Views: 224777

Re: 1446: "Landing"

Next step for scientists: figure out how to make a harpoon with a 500,000km rope, and the wheel device to wheel the harpoon back in. Well, If they can do that and not have it snap, It isn't that far to space elevators, so I'm thinking we should support them in that endeavor. Edit: And then maybe we...
by Dracomax
Wed Nov 12, 2014 4:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
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Views: 224777

Re: 1446: "Landing"

SBN wrote:

Isn't more like, "Hey, Comet, I got you a lander"?

No, Philae wouldn't say that. Philae is the lander, getting a comet for earth.

Of course, transportation may be a problem.
by Dracomax
Wed Nov 12, 2014 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
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Views: 224777

Re: 1446: "Landing"

Klear wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:Lander is on the surface, harpoons have been fired, landing gear inside, Philae is talking to us! WE ARE ON THE COMET!


Does landing gear even have an inside?

It can't be all outside, can it?
by Dracomax
Wed Nov 12, 2014 4:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1143
Views: 224777

Re: 1446: "Landing"

Patteroast wrote:Image

I need confirmation. Have humanity managed to catch a comet?
by Dracomax
Wed Nov 12, 2014 2:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1143
Views: 224777

Re: 1446: "Landing"

No wonder I've never heard of "Rosetta", it's not even American. Who knew there was even such thing as a "European Space Agency"? Who knew there was such a thing as "Europe"? You-Rope... any relation to Europa ? I hear that the monoliths gave us every planet (and moon)...
by Dracomax
Wed Nov 12, 2014 2:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53428662

Re: 1190: "Time"

Cadellin wrote:Thanks, Blitzgirl. What if Rosetta is actually landing on the Beanie civilization?

It would be evidence that the beanies have both discovered time travel, and space travel. they may have TARDII.
by Dracomax
Tue Nov 11, 2014 12:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53428662

Re: 1190: "Time"

Schrodinger's Molpy is both buffyhatted, and unhatted at the same time until observed.
by Dracomax
Wed Nov 05, 2014 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53428662

Re: 1190: "Time"

ucim wrote:
HES wrote:Minim, do you mind if I borrow Corinne for apostriphisation incidents?
You think there might be a Helvetica scenario?

Jose

it's possible we could have papyrus syndrome. Everyone knows how bad that would be. Can you imagine the crystalization of those 4 bond Hydrogen elements?
by Dracomax
Wed Nov 05, 2014 5:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53428662

Re: 1190: "Time"

ickY whitE wounD fillinG. Is that what your avatar is? Is that what's in the soup? also, your location is the comfy chair, despite no recent crimes! For such Heresy, I sentence you to the comfy chair! For sentencing others to the comfy chair, a punishment that can only be given out by the High Inqu...
by Dracomax
Wed Nov 05, 2014 12:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Right Now, I'm thinking(not very hard) about registering the name ylpomocard. no reason. :P for the decree(kind of): OTTIFICATION of the Jaberwocky, by Lewis Carroll The basement Door 'Twas brillig, and the writhing tome Did molp and gamble in the wave; Alack forlost in basement side, And the mo...
by Dracomax
Tue Nov 04, 2014 10:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
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Re: _SCRUMPTIOUS DONUT 2: ELECTRIC BAGALOO_

We've also decided that everyone is the same person, and anyone you meet here is merely a figment of your own imagination. So there's that I'm actually writing a story (a fanfic actually) about someone with dissociative identity disorder. But the kind that's a superpower. ytisned lanrete Make of th...
by Dracomax
Tue Nov 04, 2014 7:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53428662

Re: 1190: "Time"

Xamocard sounds like a computer part. or a vampire.
by Dracomax
Tue Nov 04, 2014 2:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53428662

Re: 1190: "Time"

Neil_Boekend wrote:You got the wrong Old Ones. It's more of a prophecy of molpishness.

Well, any milleniip now we are going to have a zanclean flood.

Pro-tip: on a long enough scale, all prophecies are prophecies of doom.


But the 40 remain...
by Dracomax
Tue Nov 04, 2014 11:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53428662

Re: 1190: "Time"

so, is it just me, or have the great old ones begun to awaken? Helper is back. Surely that has to fulfill some prophecy of doom. :twisted:
by Dracomax
Mon Nov 03, 2014 6:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53428662

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hiya, Helper! I've been orbiting the OTT myself for the past yip or so, and it seems to be ok. Unless it isn't, but usually, I'm gone again by that point...

Some day, we should really turn the OTT into an audiobook. much easier to keep up with.
by Dracomax
Wed Oct 29, 2014 6:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53428662

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm slightly concerned that as the one who first mentioned explosions, I somehow caused Antares to go that way boom . Errk, sorry NASA and those on the ISS who missed out on a delivery...! Hmmm... maybe if I talk more about the Gibraltar dam, it will suddenly form. Thus Begins Time. boom It is not ...
by Dracomax
Tue Oct 28, 2014 12:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

It worked! (waiting for "it" (it = Dracomax (no, that's not quite correct (someone close these parens....or I'll freak out (I'm trusting you xuys! ))))) That do? I'll leave five extras just in case - ))))). So are umatched left parens ("(") considered worse that unmatched right ...
by Dracomax
Tue Oct 28, 2014 11:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

What's "dead lions", Dracomax? Did you happen to mean roarpies? (I don't know what I'm doing. Molpification fail.) I won't quote you, TheMinim, but thanks! And congrats on 888posts! Undead Giant Luckykin. Or possibly Large Zombie Raptorcats? At any rate, they keep coming after me for not ...
by Dracomax
Tue Oct 28, 2014 11:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

SBN wrote:
Dracomax wrote:Hi.[/size]

Hi, Dracomax. Good to see you. Are you going to the meetup?

Probably not, unless it is in the US. even then, likely not. keep getting chased by dead lions...
by Dracomax
Tue Oct 28, 2014 11:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Dracomax Basement wgah'nagi fhtagn

"That is not basemented which can eternal sleeping lie, and in what strange aeons, even Death may die"


Hi.
by Dracomax
Fri Jun 06, 2014 4:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53428662

Re: 1190: "Time"

Am I the only one who doesn't think the non-plaid 70s clothes looked that bad?
by Dracomax
Fri May 23, 2014 12:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53428662

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://rlv.zcache.com/got_mustard_round_clock-rd3a49c45e5a94e45b52d89f678702539_fup1s_8byvr_152.jpg Yes, I do! Or, alternatively, there was a riverish (heh) wave of blue radiatoxin coming down the river 10 next to the cave in one of the recent SilentONGs. ENHANCE![url=<a class="linkifi...
by Dracomax
Fri May 23, 2014 11:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hello, boys. I'm baaack. No downed internet Time Accessor interconnect tubes can keep me away fro more than 6 days and a couple of hours, let me tell you. However, I have no idea what is happening here now. Also, it occurs to me, re Our resident "dead people".... "That is not dead whi...
by Dracomax
Thu May 15, 2014 3:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

THE DIP IS A LIE Well, that would explain todip, it was quite madness in the Outside (in the sense Time kept slippin', slippin' and didn't want to slow down). ETA If I install linux on my netbook, does that count as defenestration? Yes. On that note I'm currently selecting my new OrganisedSand, whi...
by Dracomax
Thu May 15, 2014 1:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

What about the inner me now? I quite assure you, the inner me is much like the outer me, only crankier.

As per the page ecumenical leader suggestion:
Covers for Portable organized Sand Devices(AKA Portable Time Accessors)
by Dracomax
Wed May 14, 2014 12:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

So, if one puns whilst mixing metaphors, does a plate of doughnuts get thrown out the window? Or possibly a punsaw gets it's wings? Or is that what happens when a pun is inscribed on a bell? I get these esoteric VITSSÅGEN JA details mixed up sometimes, like a bad analogy. What's a Meta for, any way...
by Dracomax
Tue May 13, 2014 2:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: If it ain't broke, don't fix it!

Well, you said Molpy Hi! to all German OTTers, not to OTTers in Germany :wink: So I did. I just updated to firefox 29 and it's ruined everything. If anymolpy knows a fix for the broken tab switching (i.e. it doesn't) or a quick way to roll back to a version that actually works, it would...
by Dracomax
Tue May 13, 2014 1:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: If it ain't broke, don't fix it!

Well, you said Molpy Hi! to all German OTTers, not to OTTers in Germany :wink: So I did. I just updated to firefox 29 and it's ruined everything. If anymolpy knows a fix for the broken tab switching (i.e. it doesn't) or a quick way to roll back to a version that actually works, it would...
by Dracomax
Fri May 09, 2014 12:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: Ketchup

Ketchup reply: the first nuclear fusion reactor that should generate more power than it consumes I thought that wasn't possible. Do they have it set up next to their perpetual motion machine and Time portal? No, it's not a perpetual motion machine, it runs on hydrogen. But, the problem is, you need...
by Dracomax
Thu May 08, 2014 1:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Wonderful stuff you xuys! I fell asleep listening to your songs Yappo. They were alternatively soothing and rousing. Mrob, I think I saw your orbits before, perhaps from signature browsing. Very cool. The best invention I've ever made out of Lego was a Lego horse catapult... Which was basically a p...
by Dracomax
Thu May 08, 2014 12:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

<snip> No, Exactlywatt! :D Ain't Uncle Shelby great? <snip> For newpage 1925's decree: don't really have any May Day plans, but I can't stop humming the The Lusty Month of May from Camelot. Little Bear keeps scolding at me to stop... That's odd, the Google search for that video says it's Julie Andr...
by Dracomax
Tue May 06, 2014 1:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "The Psychology of Modern Chemistry"

Aperture Paragon Labs Test Subject #44237415 - Test Progression Report <snip> Further entries will relate the proceedings in chambers 3-5, as they are completed. Very good. Continue the mission. Any OTTers want to pitch in to buy us a Real Castle (including grounds) in the south of France? Count me...
by Dracomax
Fri Apr 25, 2014 11:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Re Windows 8: Some of the improvements were really good. The task manager is a work of art, ribbon in the explorer is nice, and having an app store is a good move, though questionable to make it controlled by a central authority. As HES said, the central issue was the removal of user choice. What i...
by Dracomax
Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53428662

1001

BlitzGirl wrote:
HES wrote:And that you will only follow it yourself after a HESish sneaky edit :wink:

Naturally. :wink:

wait... does a smiley not count as a word?
by Dracomax
Wed Apr 23, 2014 12:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I hate to say it, because I foresee accusations of heresy, but after reading the lates whatif...GLR was wrong. Specifically, in this:Luckily, cars can't drive at Mach 1 without lifting off, so your windshield is safe from ordinary rain. Mach 1 is 340.29 m / s or 761.2 mph. The landspeed record is 76...
by Dracomax
Wed Apr 23, 2014 12:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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111001

Hmm what genre is the OTT? :roll: The One True Genre? http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=36831%20%3Csnip%3E Optional decree: Formulate the text of your posts to have an odd number of words (not including quoted material). Bonus points for putting the count in your subject line. I d...
by Dracomax
Mon Apr 21, 2014 12:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

4 pages back, not much time to ketchup... Stopping by the OTT on a Workday with apologies to " Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening " Robert Frost Whose thread this is I think I know. His OTT has pass'ed though; they will not see me blitzing here To see the posts of awesome grow. My browse...
by Dracomax
Thu Apr 17, 2014 5:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

HES wrote:
ggh wrote: I've got 3 zones up to acceptable, 3 at messy. 2 are dire and 1 has regressed to catastrophic.

Sacrifice the "catastrophic" and pile up all the mustard from the other rooms in there.

no, no, no. Flood it from orbit. it's the only way to be sure.

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