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by Shepherdess
Sat Apr 06, 2013 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107277
Views: 50332451

Re: 1190: "Time"

Not much change then.
by Shepherdess
Sat Apr 06, 2013 4:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0030: "Donner"
Replies: 10
Views: 6508

Re: 0030: "Donner"

^ That's beautiful, man.
by Shepherdess
Sat Apr 06, 2013 4:20 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Iain [M] Banks has terminal cancer
Replies: 8
Views: 4208

Re: Iain [M] Banks has terminal cancer

I've never read his works, but man. Knowing you're going to die is bad enough, but I can't imagine being an author (or any type of artist) and knowing that this work would be your last.
by Shepherdess
Sat Apr 06, 2013 4:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107277
Views: 50332451

Re: 1190: "Time"

Speaking of the Creator of Time, how do I convert? Whom must I sacrifice, and at what phase of the moon?
by Shepherdess
Sat Apr 06, 2013 4:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107277
Views: 50332451

Re: 1190: "Time"

Came back to comment on the sea comment, and I see that people have beaten me to it. That said, if the river is just to the left, where do they keep wondering off to?
by Shepherdess
Sat Apr 06, 2013 1:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107277
Views: 50332451

Re: 1190: "Time"

I had another revelation!

I missed the Madness by a few days, so I'm not quite sure what exactly it was, but...

"It's astounding/TIME is fleeting/MADNESS takes control..."
by Shepherdess
Sat Apr 06, 2013 12:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107277
Views: 50332451

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think if someone gave me a tiny trebuchet for my tiny sandcastle, I would marry them on the spot. Of course, if the water keeps rising, you may need scuba gear to marry them on that spot. Underwater weddings are so romantic...*sigh* Is anyone else anticipating the surprise ending where we find ou...
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 10:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107277
Views: 50332451

Re: 1190: "Time"

edo wrote:
Shepherdess wrote:The new update scared the crap out of me until I went "Awww!"


Nothing says love like the gift of a trébuchet.


I think if someone gave me a tiny trebuchet for my tiny sandcastle, I would marry them on the spot.
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 10:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107277
Views: 50332451

Re: 1190: "Time"

udscbt wrote:I think this starts a new Period. Let's call it the D'aww Period until new information come.


I like that name.
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 10:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107277
Views: 50332451

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think that tiny trebuchet is the most beautiful and sweet thing I've ever seen.
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 10:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107277
Views: 50332451

Re: 1190: "Time"

The new update scared the crap out of me until I went "Awww!"
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Genetic Engineering Leads To Turduckens
Replies: 19
Views: 2922

Re: Genetic Engineering Leads To Turduckens

Wouldn't an eagle see a chicken as prey? Why? Don't you think this is learned? I'm tired of all I keep reading about "GMOs will be the death of mankind" nonsense.. People eat broccoli all the frikkin time. I don't know enough about birds-of-prey to know whether their hunting behavior is l...
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 5:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107277
Views: 50332451

Re: 1190: "Time"

All I can remember is that it had something to do with Megan.
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 5:03 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: VA AG fights to keep Anti-Sodomy Law
Replies: 66
Views: 7473

Re: VA AG fights to keep Anti-Sodomy Law

I was going to make a joke on the title, but it was too obvious so I aborted it.

That said, what's the penalty for sodomy in VA?

EDIT: Crap, that wasn't meant to sound like a tasteless abortion joke, I swear.
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 4:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107277
Views: 50332451

Re: 1190: "Time"

Oh man. I had a profound revelation about this comic and was going to share, but then I got distracted and I forgot what it was. :(
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 4:50 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Genetic Engineering Leads To Turduckens
Replies: 19
Views: 2922

Genetic Engineering Leads To Turduckens

Well, to Duckens, anyway. http://www.express.co.uk/news/science-technology/386880/Duck-fathers-chicken-in-experiment-that-could-see-extinct-animals-come-back-to-life Everyone was freaking out on the Facebook page that first told me this story, but I'm quite satisfied with how science has progressed....
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 4:36 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Nearly 5% of the US population is on disability
Replies: 149
Views: 14809

Re: Nearly 5% of the US population is on disability

I'm not on disability, but I'm looking to get on supplemental disability. I've got four different chronic illness. I've never actually had a job because there are none where I'm currently at and very few where I'm going back to live. But school was very difficult for me because I kept missing so muc...
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 4:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What are your favourite online sources for news?
Replies: 22
Views: 16494

Re: What are your favourite online sources for news?

Since I use Yahoo as my email address, that's where I usually get my headlines. However, since Yahoo news sucks, I only ever share their articles if it's something not so serious. If it is serious, I look it up elsewhere. If I'm looking for world news, I go to BBC Or Al Jazeera English. I read Huffi...
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 7:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107277
Views: 50332451

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/76b0c0ba26166185757fcbbf7030dc8bdddc93b87bbf59eec065a84cac52eff1.png I just realized I have no idea what those things on the top of the thingy are supposed to be. Which things on top of which thingy? There are towers, turrets, crenellations, flags, and the scale mod...
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 7:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107277
Views: 50332451

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/76b0c0ba26166185757fcbbf7030dc8bdddc93b87bbf59eec065a84cac52eff1.png I just realized I have no idea what those things on the top of the thingy are supposed to be. Which things on top of which thingy? There are towers, turrets, crenellations, flags, and the scale mod...
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 7:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107277
Views: 50332451

Re: 1190: "Time"

KarMann wrote:Image


I just realized I have no idea what those things on the top of the thingy are supposed to be.
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 6:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107277
Views: 50332451

Re: 1190: "Time"

https://sslimgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/d7d9320518189fba10f3da8cd2b01e14dde989f9aa046dd8a61f9c04dcb3113a.png Am I reading too much into it, or does it look like his head is bowed in sadness? I think he's working on something else down there. I don't know, after she left, it just seems so sad.
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 6:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107277
Views: 50332451

Re: 1190: "Time"

KarMann wrote:Image


Am I reading too much into it, or does it look like his head is bowed in sadness?
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 5:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107277
Views: 50332451

Re: 1190: "Time"

I don't think she likes the alterations he made in her absence.
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 5:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2351988

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

What about Bob? I'm pretty sure we don't have a Bob. We have several: http://forums.xkcd.com/memberlist.php?sk=c&sd=a&username=*bob*&icq=&aim=&yahoo=&msn=&jabber=&search_group_id=0&joined_select=lt&count_select=eq&joined=&count=&mode=searchuser In...
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 5:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Nudity and Lighting Yourself on Fire
Replies: 94
Views: 27977

Re: Nudity and Lighting Yourself on Fire

So all-natural cotton and homespun wool from now on?

*checks* What's the flammability of sweatpants that 90% cotton and 10% polyester? :shock:
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 5:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Nudity and Lighting Yourself on Fire
Replies: 94
Views: 27977

Re: Nudity and Lighting Yourself on Fire

Naked. There's something just right about coming into this world naked, and leaving it naked once more.

Plus, why ruin good clothes that could be donated upon your death?

Kewangji: And now I never wear synthetic material ever again.
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 5:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1721207

Re: Today I Learned

Today I learned that a duck can father a chicken. Today, I also learned that people will absolutely FREAK OUT if their standards for nature are not upheld.

And the day is just starting.
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 5:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3442121

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I've had my "girly" moments. My "tomboy" label came from not having "feminine" interests, as opposed to having "masculine" ones. I read a lot (apparently that was considered ungirly, go fig.), never took any concern with my appearance. Stopped shaving after th...
by Shepherdess
Fri Apr 05, 2013 4:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2351988

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Bob's good.
by Shepherdess
Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3442121

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Hi, just jumping in here without reading, because I have a headache from crappy sinuses and a high pollen count and I don't want to read a lot right now. This has been on my mind a quite a bit lately, so I'm glad I have someplace I can speak it. Please excuse this new person popping up and monologui...
by Shepherdess
Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2351988

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Both, though I delegate the sword matters to more knowledgeable advisors. I personally handle matters of food preservation, however.
by Shepherdess
Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2351988

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

I am sorry, we have already met our "Caitlin" quota. maybe you should try, katelin, or caitlyn, or q8'lynne But...but my name is "Caitlin", not "Katelin" or "q8'lynne". Sigh. Very well. I shall respect your wishes. I shall henceforth be known as Her Lady The ...
by Shepherdess
Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107277
Views: 50332451

Re: 1190: "Time"

Was that shirt thing some hundred pages back real or just people goofing off? I think the final push for joining the forums was just to buy a shirt. I do hope there can be shirts at some point. I don't think changing pictures is very possible though. I think you can do a pic that changes into anoth...
by Shepherdess
Thu Apr 04, 2013 12:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107277
Views: 50332451

Re: 1190: "Time"

Was that shirt thing some hundred pages back real or just people goofing off? I think the final push for joining the forums was just to buy a shirt.
by Shepherdess
Wed Apr 03, 2013 5:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2351988

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Hi, my name is Caitlin. I'll be twenty in a month and five days. I've been following xkcd since...I'm not sure how long, honestly. I wasn't aware there were even forums for it until this week, as I was looking up other people's reaction to "Time". So, now I decided to be a part of said for...

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