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by Dracomax
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Reaction to Next timeframe: Awww. Shucks.
by Dracomax
Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

bouer wrote:I just caught up again, we be nearly as insane as the religion section a while ago.

I bet we see another projectile in 1/12 newpix.

Sigh. Thou Shalt not subdivide newpix. It do be commandment #X-32+Y.
by Dracomax
Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

EMBRACE THE WEIRDNESS! I mean for Pete's sake, we be-did discussing semenated coffee lakes and oceans of bacon a while ago. This be just a different kind of random to cope with. :) And that did be after we created, schism'd and mostly rectified an entire religion. I do just be saying this thread do...
by Dracomax
Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

What do be the most intriguing thing about this madness-time is that it do no be seeming to change the rate at which this thread do be moving. if anything, the thread do be accelerating positively.
by Dracomax
Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

GeoffreyY wrote:Oh noes! The thing be destroying the sandcastle!

NooooooOK.

Trebuchet! Which spell-checks to Bucharest! We have been needing one of those!
by Dracomax
Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

TessC wrote:
SexyTalon wrote:
TessC wrote:Wow. I grab a few newpix of sleep and all hell breaks loose.

Edit: cool, I_said_something unmangleable.


Holy crap, you typed newpix?

Uh oh. Was_I not supposed to? Is_that a faux pas now, and I missed it?
I presume they was one of those "timeframe" heretics
by Dracomax
Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

To be fair, I haven't really left this particular small sequence of programmed instructions since it began... .. not our fault? We put a sign on your street, we nailed a notice to your front door, we left you a couple of messages on your answering service. That you tin't be bothered to leave your r...
by Dracomax
Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

I dinnae ken why we do be not takin' the idea, filin' the serial numbers off it, and claiming that no reckoning is happening.
by Dracomax
Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Really? Mods be editing other people's comments with stupid stuff now? This forum has officially jumped the shark. Goodbye. We tin lead you to text, but we tinnot force you to read it, thus revealing your own inadequacies But yeah, ask nice and I be sure Belial woll help you with that Goodbye. So f...
by Dracomax
Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

Okay, I come back after another 30 or so newpix, and discover that somewhere along the line, people have invented some sort of 1981-esque newspeak, and am mystified, confused, shocked, appalled, and somewhat intrigued by the evolution of the new "time" society. Then I find out the reckonin...
by Dracomax
Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

possibly one is semenated caffeine?
by Dracomax
Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

“You can swim all day in the Sea of Knowledge and not get wet.” Presumably the same would apply to a sea of bacon. Also, while I'm thinking about the Phantom Tollbooth, we seem to have an island and a lot of strange conclusions flying around. That depends entirely on how it's cooked, and whether yo...
by Dracomax
Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

Envelope Generator wrote:Why do you assume something entered her mouth? Perhaps something just made her suddenly aware of her teeth.

or realised that her tongue is just a little bit larger than her mouth, and now can't stop thinking about it.
by Dracomax
Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

Honestly, the lake/ocean/sea/puddle can be whatever the heck you want it to be, right? It's not like Randall's gonna come knocking on your front door to correct you. It's obviously jello anyway. death of the author says that even if he did, you wouldn't have to accept it. also, the swimming in the ...
by Dracomax
Thu Mar 28, 2013 5:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wanting to swim does not mean they're on a beach. I'm in an office building with no water in sight, and it's 45° outside, but I still want to swim. I'm going to point out why this is an invalid argument, even though it is clear as day that they are on a beach and that people who insist otherwise ar...
by Dracomax
Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

Haha! Join me and follow the way of the snow. For snow will melt and all will begin again! Are we witnessing the first Great Schism of the TimeWaiter religion? Or is Snowism just another heresy that Time will soon forget? I will take this burden. I will be the Martin Luther of Snowism (Iceology?) a...
by Dracomax
Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

IT'S SNOW!? snow is white - see #702 sand is white - see #505 I see no compelling argument one way or the other. (though I am curious about the lack of buckets) Touché and i love #505! #505 just rocks!!! :P If the technology of #505 is in use here, that would explain the speed of Time :wink: Actual...
by Dracomax
Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

Haha! Join me and follow the way of the snow. For snow will melt and all will begin again! Are we witnessing the first Great Schism of the TimeWaiter religion? Or is Snowism just another heresy that Time will soon forget? I will take this burden. I will be the Martin Luther of Snowism (Iceology?) a...
by Dracomax
Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

IT'S SNOW!? snow is white - see #702 sand is white - see #505 I see no compelling argument one way or the other. (though I am curious about the lack of buckets) Touché and i love #505! #505 just rocks!!! :P If the technology of #505 is in use here, that would explain the speed of Time :wink: Actual...
by Dracomax
Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

IT'S SNOW!? snow is white - see #702 sand is white - see #505 I see no compelling argument one way or the other. (though I am curious about the lack of buckets) Conclusion: they must be making coal dust castles. Only logical explanation. or small magnetic bits (possibly mass purchased buckyballs be...
by Dracomax
Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

Suddenly, Tsunami! This theory again? Fine then. The castles are an analogy to babies. The flags are an analogy for cancer. Prefer those? You forgot "the lack of buckets are an analogy for drawing new people to the forum in order to create the longest thread ever which is not a flame war. see,...
by Dracomax
Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

sotanaht wrote:
Well if they had left it a C as in Pic-El it would have been uncomfortably close to pickle.

Which also makes it sound like a son of Krypton, and we all know there is only one of those left.
by Dracomax
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

Oh no! Megan looks depressed! Discuss. She's just contemplating the next step. I think there is a correlation between the distance between Cueball and Megan and the nature of their relationship. I maintain that the first castle (the first world they built together) crumbled because she left and Cue...
by Dracomax
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

Since I'm a guy, I'm not sure I can get pregnant. It's not because you're a guy. Maybe you don't have a uterus, or the right hormone levels, or you don't have sex with the kind of people who can make other people pregnant. Those are all things that are true of a lot of guys, so I can see how you mi...
by Dracomax
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

Oh no! Megan looks depressed! Discuss. Or pregnant. Hang on... We don't have to get pregnant too do we? I'm not really fine with the whole ear thing either to be honest. Since I'm a guy, I'm not sure I can get pregnant. Also, I would really, really like not to cut off my ears. i need them for heari...
by Dracomax
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

Bizarrely, Cueball the slacker seems to have done some work, whilst Megan has just stood still and looked over their creation. Maybe his ears were burning! Look more closely. Cueball has no ears. Thoughts? I hope this doesn't mean that members of newpixia and adherents of the religion are expected ...
by Dracomax
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm starting to really like the theory that we will eventually discover they are trapped in a giant hourglass, and are building sandcastles in a vain attempt to keep from being suffocated by the rapidly growing pile of sand. Also, I'm gone for a mere 30 Newpix/timeframes/aubron refresh cycles and y...
by Dracomax
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm starting to really like the theory that we will eventually discover they are trapped in a giant hourglass, and are building sandcastles in a vain attempt to keep from being suffocated by the rapidly growing pile of sand. Also, I'm gone for a mere 30 Newpix/timeframes/aubron refresh cycles and yo...
by Dracomax
Wed Mar 27, 2013 8:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

SWuh wrote:...people on pixel

sounds like very, very geeky porn. :lol:
by Dracomax
Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

If you enjoyed this comic, you will really enjoy the Pitch Drop Experiment. http://smp.uq.edu.au/content/pitch-drop-experiment Yes! I wanted to mention this too, but I totally forgot that I wanted to... :mrgreen: Gives 'Wait for it', all new meaning. So, basically pitch is what urban legend claimed...
by Dracomax
Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

Srt252 wrote:This has to be the most heavily analyzed 0.000556 fps movie of a sandcastle being constructed in history. So cheers.

how many other .000556 fps movies of a sandcastle being constructed are there?
by Dracomax
Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

I can't believe no one has done this yet... I did a pixel to pixel comparison and a single pixel went from RGB: (0x78, 0x78, 0x78) to (0x28, 0x28, 0x28). So one pixel got a little darker. My utility doesn't give me the coordinates, but it looks like it's on the right side of the image. A wave? The ...
by Dracomax
Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

AluisioASG wrote:
TheMulattoMaker wrote:
lovepirate wrote:
inhalvast wrote:
fixer wrote:
benjaminswill wrote:I'm having the urge to just post "Wait for it." as a reply to every message.


Wait for it...


Wait for it.


Wait for it.

Waitception.


Wait for it.

for it Wait.
by Dracomax
Wed Mar 27, 2013 6:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/6489605b6f6755c712c8aaaefe668066e36eccaffa0cc9a6f5b3859e43a4ec99.png Latest frame has this song stuck in my head http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSJ-oT2ZBa0 I'm sad that it may be ending :( As a theme song for "Time", I see your Perry Como and raise with a ...
by Dracomax
Wed Mar 27, 2013 3:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

Just another poor addict delurking (*wave*) to say how awesome this comic is. And that my life is now split into neat, half hour chunks (mainly punctuated by reading this thread). I'm beginning to seriously worry that this thing is going to keep going to April 1, which will make my long Easter week...
by Dracomax
Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

squonk wrote:I predict that they will jump the shark ten frames from now. Literally.

no, no, no. The shark will jump them, thus proving the entire thing takes place in a 1990s comedian's version of Soviet Russia. This whole thing is just a setup to an obscure and dated joke.
by Dracomax
Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

to be fair, I'm pretty sure that the unfounded assumptions are part of the point. How many people make unfounded assumptions of real life? it's part of the process of being sentient beings with the ability to experience only one point in a directional time. We can't really see what is coming, so we ...
by Dracomax
Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53100776

Re: 1190: "Time"

Alright already. after 2 or 3 years of lurking, you finally got me to register. Well played, Forum. Well played. And I believe this is much darker than anyone has yet suggested. the objective of this is to make you literally feel entropy killing off the universe by making you aware of the sensation ...

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