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by Flado
Sun Jun 09, 2013 7:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Small remark I hope some people see, and hope other people ignore: The only posts I've ever skipped in the entirety of the OTT, since newpage #1, are the recent ones arguing about whether people should blitz, not blitz, single spoiler, multi-spoiler, blah blah blah. Those posts, I skim quickly. I r...
by Flado
Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
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Re: 1190: "Time"

<snip> Another fun thing he did in the class was show pictures of common objects (such as the wheelbarrow) and ask students to write down what they were called. Some of them included: - a bottle containing a carbonated beverage - the valve-like device attached to the side of your house that...
by Flado
Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

You futurefolk will have enough Time to discuss it before I reach this post. Ha! Thank you, past self, for showing me how to exploit the FutureFolk tm for my own entertainment ж ! Blitzing just got interesting again! MWAHAHAHAHA! * can't be bothered to find and appropriate Crowley smiley * ---- ж I...
by Flado
Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Oh no! The one true map is broken!

While I am unlocatable in the non-future (NP 641, still chuckling at Vytron's comic), it has failed to escape my attention that the One True Map looks rather cryptic in your present, FutureFolk! See for yourselves: This page contains the following errors: error on line 79 at column 26: AttValue: ' e...
by Flado
Sun Jun 02, 2013 9:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

bmonk wrote:You have to grow older. You need not grow up.
Sigged.
by Flado
Thu May 30, 2013 10:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

Vytron and other Blitzers: Keep posting! We want to hear from you! Yeah, well, since so many of you futurefolk insist, here it is: [post] JavaScript!? May I have a hat now, please? My progress is in my location. There. [/post] This is getting a little angry-sounding. Maybe we should just take the s...
by Flado
Wed May 29, 2013 3:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

BlitzGirl wrote:
Flado wrote: - Sigged again. Exodies, you should cut down on siggable quotes! My signature would become ridiculous!

Did you mean: resigculous

I do hope you remember what you meant here, for I don't get it. And Google is no help. Unless it means that I'm sigging signatures? I try to avoid that.
by Flado
Wed May 29, 2013 2:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

And just like that, the black molpy is discovered! I was wondering for quite some vigintiquatuornewpix what a molpy might be. Neat. I liked compies back when a "multi X-MP" was a supercomputer ;-) OK, one off the list. On to sqirpies⁴... Have we used centicues yet? "The molpy is 5 cq ...
by Flado
Wed May 29, 2013 9:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

That is... words have left me... StratPlayer, you rock! You're just a... Waiter in the Lonely Part (based on "Owner of a Lonely Heart" by Yes) By yourself; You always seem to post With no-one seeing what you do here. Try, yourself, to keep your mind awake -- Only MobTeeseBoose and you here...
by Flado
Tue May 28, 2013 7:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: Слонобикозъбесто награбадабърче

My temporal sources tell me there might be some future interest in what слонобикозъбесто награбадабърче might mean. Short answer: nothing . Long answer: We were kids in 5th or 6th grade, and saying words that sounded like real words, but weren't, was all the rage for a while. Sadly, I cannot claim a...
by Flado
Mon May 27, 2013 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

StratPlayer, nodding head knowingly, wrote:See? It's ALL related!

I salute thee, fellow believer in the fundamental interconnectedness of all things!
by Flado
Mon May 27, 2013 1:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

hey TheMinim look at your post count and the page number hint Wow - 99 was a nice number, far better than 100, but yet I shall delve into the binary anyway. :D Can't wait for 111. Well then - congratulations on your 111 th post - a good use of my 100 th 100 ---- 100 Слонобикозъбесто награбадабърче.
by Flado
Mon May 27, 2013 1:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

Nice! Thanks! [Scene 2: exterior - dawn] Fade in to reveal the sunrise behind some mostly barren hills, which are still covered in morning mist. The air is still, and the sound of the sea is heard, far away but ever present. The camera pans right to reveal three large tents, and we see two clerical ...
by Flado
Mon May 27, 2013 12:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wow! An expert birder just in Time! Only in retrospect, of course. Time to de-lurk. As a birder, I think it is a bird of prey - perhap a vulture or kestrel. It is not a small bird, from its wing shape it spends a lot of time flying, and is not a gull. From the first frame I thought it might be a swi...
by Flado
Sat May 25, 2013 8:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha wrote:
mikro2nd wrote:
Spoiler:
Image

That could work as well. But that's an even more alien planet than Mars...

Alien?! Mscha, we live here...
by Flado
Fri May 24, 2013 3:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

Valarya wrote:
Flado wrote:
Valarya wrote:...snip... and who still post and hardly ever get responses.

FWIIW, I consider you a celebrity who always gets responses. See? ;-)
Here is a celebrity, replying to you. It's ALL connected, see? :D

Quid pro quo. :idea:
by Flado
Fri May 24, 2013 1:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

Falling more and more behind... my resolve is under duress... My only hope is ... Flado! Flado! Read your avatar. Thanks, ucim! I did sound a tad desperate back then, having not yet abandoned all hope of ever joining the Present. Now I'm calmly wading ahead and sidewise through the Thread of Time, ...
by Flado
Fri May 24, 2013 12:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

What is the contribution of Siemens to the sea? I mean, they do so many things...
Rule110 wrote:
Spoiler:
Image
by Flado
Fri May 24, 2013 10:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

FirstPost throw. dthurston.PostCount==1, never quoted. If they be dunes, should not they have come sooner? Perhaps near the coast? Otherwise they'd[ likely be walking in a desert and I believe we've concluded they're not, as they're still following the river (um...is it undergrou...
by Flado
Tue May 21, 2013 10:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

FirstPost bump (CrossbreedPriscilla.PostCount==1). So, I just had to make an account to make some attempt at following all this. I was following it every half hour, back when that's how often it updated but, but it got away from me and reading this thread got way too daunting. So yeah, I'm probably ...
by Flado
Mon May 20, 2013 8:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

buffygirl wrote:For Flado

Oh! Oh! I'm bereft of words!
by Flado
Fri May 17, 2013 2:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

PastPost exhumation... ZBerg's post count is still 1, so... Also, "The Bible According to Mark Twain" sounds interesting. You futurefolk will have enough Time to discuss it before I reach this post. Ummm, I can't believe that I finally registered. I've been lurking since long before the be...
by Flado
Fri May 17, 2013 11:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

HAL9000 wrote: Blitzing to catch up is still perfectly okay, as long as you only respond to things when you have something especially important or clever to say.

I only bother saying important and clever somethings.
by Flado
Thu May 16, 2013 3:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

jjjdavidson wrote:(But, Flado, it is optional.)

Phew! Thanks!
by Flado
Wed May 15, 2013 2:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

jjjdavidson wrote:Vytron and other Blitzers:
Keep posting! We want to hear from you!

Yeah, well, since so many of you futurefolk sigsist, here it is:
[post] JavaScript!?
May I have a hat now, please?
My progress is in my location.
There. [/post]
EDIT: s/insist/sigsist/, for clarity
by Flado
Wed May 15, 2013 1:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

Exodies wrote:If it hasn't been predicted, it's just a random event; noise.

- Sigged again. Exodies, you should cut down on siggable quotes! My signature would become ridiculous!
by Flado
Tue May 14, 2013 1:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

Exodies wrote:It's a good job there are no official rules of English. Half the Internet would disappear.

- Sigged.
by Flado
Tue May 14, 2013 1:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

Exodies wrote:Is there a TLA which googlebings to no results found?

Nope. We're way past the '90s.
by Flado
Tue May 14, 2013 12:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

partingLance wrote:mispleds.

You don't expect me to fall for the same trick twice, do you? And to admit it?
by Flado
Tue May 14, 2013 8:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

HAL9000 wrote:I keep my left hand on my forehead, usually.

HAL9000, forehead1?! Careful there, lest you start making human errors!
1 And hand, yes, but I can see how a computer may have two or more hands. Forehead: dangerously human.
by Flado
Mon May 13, 2013 6:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

1 Could be she. It's hard to tell. It must be you - I have no problem telling. ;-) Also: Special thanks to my temporal spies for opening a tunnel through the Outside (*shudders*) to forewarn me of this role I will have to someday play. It is indeed a great chasm which is sadly becomming bigger with...
by Flado
Sat May 11, 2013 10:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

Vytron wrote:Flado tells her to give up. What the?! I thought you were one of us :(

I am. Now. And then, too. Paradoxes, you will surely understand.
by Flado
Sat May 11, 2013 10:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

lmjb1964 wrote:I hear ya. I'm still not ketched up, and I've been blitzing for a while.

Story of my life... :|
by Flado
Sat May 11, 2013 9:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

PhoenixRising wrote: I am once again impressed by all of you y'all.

FTFY
by Flado
Fri May 10, 2013 9:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

...snip... j There are even some of us who have been in the OTT since the beginning, through every twist and turn, posting Sigcouragement to Blitz G irl on her journey, during the Madness, in the Rot13 pages and the Haiku pages... and who still post and hardly ever get responses. FWIIW, I consider ...
by Flado
Fri May 10, 2013 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

Falling more and more behind... my resolve is under duress... My only hope is for Time to end causing the OTT to slow down... colour me a forced Endist...
At least I'm doing it right, even listening to the One True Playlist1
Tempora mutantur!
1 shuffled; sorry, the flesh is weak
by Flado
Wed May 08, 2013 2:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

Google Bot wrote:This comic is very SELECT observation FROM observations WHERE type = "obvious"; ', don't you agree?

Call me when you get into performance problems down that row...
by Flado
Tue May 07, 2013 9:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

Well, you could use the original Latin - id est Is the Chevette of browsers even available in Latin? Would it translate all the newpix into that ancient tongue? Would I be greeted each morning with " Error occurrit. Vis dicam Microsoft circa hoc? " Jose I've been wondering how long I'd ke...
by Flado
Tue May 07, 2013 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107476
Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

"Later" and "Bye" first established a parameter of the medium - Megan and Cueball would be talking. So it wasn't just snapshots of time, it also had elaboration. "Wanna swim?" let us know for sure that the location was what it looked like - a beach "Pffthh *co...
by Flado
Tue May 07, 2013 9:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53211719

Re: 1190: "Time"

KarMann wrote:
jjjdavidson wrote:25 years in the SCA

O hai! Me too

You guys scare me. What's a Sexual Compulsive anyway?
(see http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/SCA)

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