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by Flado
Wed Sep 04, 2013 5:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

(Possible time portal. I don't know how far in the past the original message is, I quoted a quote) --snip-- My own username means "I teach" and "I learn" in Serbo-Croatian. (I cheated by using an ordinary c instead of the proper SerboCroat letter, to make it easier to type.) I l...
by Flado
Sat Aug 31, 2013 4:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

The short answer is that I like to learn the language of whatever country or region I am visiting, -- snip snip snip --- Jose Learn the language before visiting? Wow! That's ambitious, if you travel around Europe at all... And you've taught yourself Serbo-Croatian, coming from - what? - Spanish? En...
by Flado
Sat Aug 24, 2013 6:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 14

For those who have also noticed that which BlitzGirl has noticed: Shaal guvat, V svtherq vg jbhyq or sha gb zlfgvsl crbcyr ol pbhagvat qbja sebz gjragl be znlor qbja gb fbzrguvat fcrpvsvp naq gura V qvfpbirerq gung gurl jrer gur fnzr guvat. Bayl va erny gvzr, gubhtu. Blitzer-friendly version: For t...
by Flado
Fri Aug 23, 2013 5:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

(Yes, I was one of those sad geeks that refused to celebrate the new millennium / century until 1 January 2001. http://www.mscha.org/tmp/SkypeEmoticons/animated/emoticon-0111-blush.gif ) Sad geeks?! Anyway, I celebrated both, 2000 because of the Y2K-bug and the awesomeness it promised (which, sadly...
by Flado
Wed Aug 21, 2013 5:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Lovers of gifs and stereograms: I'm about to change your life with this animated gif stereogram of a shark-molpy swimming through water. Absolutely amazing! Unlock the spoiler for awesome. *WARNING: somewhat jarring visual at first. If you have seizures, maybe don't open this spoiler* http://upload...
by Flado
Tue Aug 13, 2013 9:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Prof.-Dr. Grumbles, happy millenial post, Sir!
by Flado
Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Burned into RAM!? :shock: EPROM, EEPROM, even ROM, I could imagine, but RAM? Next you're gonna try to sell me a RAMsaver... Personally, everything I know is burned into WOM. Jose Write-Only Memory? But then you can't know it anymore... oh. I see. A contradiction ascending to paradox. Well played, y...
by Flado
Thu Aug 08, 2013 6:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
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Re: 1190: "Time"

on NP 871, ChronosDragon wrote:
At over 8000 pages and counting, Homestuck is an epic Blitz (in the traditional sense of the word epic).

Thank you, ChronosDragon. It didn't grab me in the first several frames - thank Randall! - so I continue my blitzprowl.
by Flado
Tue Aug 06, 2013 4:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

I have Gödel, Escher, Bach on my shelf, but haven't yet read it. It's on the rather long list. *sigh* I used to read a lot when I was young. I don't what happened. The Internet happened. And, in my case re GEB, the OTT happened. I bought the book while blitzing and it'll be the first thing I read a...
by Flado
Mon Aug 05, 2013 8:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53362289

Re: 1190: "Time"

Time has come for me to post I have viewed all of Time and have finally reached the present I have waited to make myself known so that I may not be from the past this may be all you hear of me but know I'm watching time and the forum that connects it as a lurker. May you wait quickly for Time! Hi! ...
by Flado
Mon Aug 05, 2013 5:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time" - Descent...

Okay. That's enough. So far I'm sticking by my estimate of 3500-4000 frames for the OTC as a whole. Maybe stretching it a little longer. If I assume that the rising and falling pyramid is skewed to the right toward the ending we can still make those numbers. An ending skewed pyramid is common in mu...
by Flado
Sat Aug 03, 2013 9:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53362289

Re: 1190: "Time"

in her 700th post, Valarya wrote:<dunno what>

Just chiming in from NP839 to wish Valarya a happy 700th!
by Flado
Thu Aug 01, 2013 8:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time" Literary Analytical Interlude

on NP833, ttscp wrote:Of course, I'm also a person who stays up all night to finish a book (not every book, but many, especially Pratchett, or Cherryh), or to watch all the episodes of Firefly.

ttscp, are you... me? Can't be, I always hated literary analyses. Hm...
by Flado
Thu Aug 01, 2013 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time" and Math

Math in and of itself is an abstraction. It doesn't necessarily mean a whole lot until you apply it to physics, or chemistry, or statistics, or what have you. Your first statement is unquestionably true. However, the second would not be recognized by most mathematicians. There is a sub-field (appli...
by Flado
Wed Jul 31, 2013 10:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53362289

Re: 1190: "Time"

A time will come when the present is littered with little but the far flung messages of blitzers from the past. Hello! I heard that! Explain yourself! & (Hey, I'm sure there's lots of stuff in the OTT you futurefolk haven't read yet. Now would be the time. I've been blitzing since the Fading, a...
by Flado
Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53362289

Look out, Pokey, it's the Molpy Catcher!

mscha wrote:Look out, Pokey, it's the Molpy Catcher!
Image

Greetings from NP832 (unspoilered for general enjoyment)
by Flado
Tue Jul 30, 2013 9:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53362289

Re: 1190: "Time"

Eternal Density wrote:I'm pretty sure the closest genetic relatives to elephants are other elephants.

Nah, their sisters are closer. Not to mention their twins.
by Flado
Sun Jul 28, 2013 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Earthling on Mars wrote:Alright, sorry. I should think more often before posting.

Thank you.
by Flado
Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53362289

Re: 1190: "Time"

..--.. ..- .-. .-.. .----. ..- -... .--- -. --- -... .... --. --. ...- .- .-.. ..-. --. . .... .--. -..- --. ..- . -... .... - ..- --.. -. . --. ...- -. .- -..-. ..-. --. .-.. -.-- .-. --. .-. -.- --. ...- .- . -... --. .---- ...-- --.. -... . ..-. .-. .--. -... --.- .-. Thanks for the sigcourageme...
by Flado
Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53362289

Re: 1190: "Time"

jovialbard wrote:
TheMinim wrote:Ab gval sbagf? Jung nobhg ebg13?

-. . . .-. --. .-. -- -....- .. -... .... ..-.!

That should have been also encoded in EBCDIC... I just can't decide when - before or after the rot13...
by Flado
Sun Jul 28, 2013 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53362289

Re: 1190: "Time"

It has just occurred to me that I have a 'minimum font size' restriction set in Firefox. I opened the page in Chrome, and then I got it. I puzzled over the one that was just ______ for a moment, the others didn't look like that on my screen. Thank you, ACE! I didn't know this setting existed - ...
by Flado
Fri Jul 26, 2013 11:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53362289

Re: 1190: "Time"

Just trying a double-post
ETA: HES, you were right.
ETA2: Double-ninja'd, actually: once by Latent22 (so no double post), then by BlitzGirl on the delete attempt. Epic fail.
by Flado
Fri Jul 26, 2013 11:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53362289

Re: 1190: "Time"

Coma time. Back to NP 818 tomorrow. Time might have (allegedly) ended, but these 419 NPs won't read themselves :| See you y'all!
by Flado
Fri Jul 26, 2013 11:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53362289

Re: 1190: "Time"

One request. Please, somebody, keep the lights going until it is the very end, and the newpix stop refreshing. Keep Aubronwood and Geekwagon refreshing, and keep them going when their maintainers want them to stop. Not until you reach a frame that doesn't refresh after two hours, three, four, would...
by Flado
Fri Jul 26, 2013 11:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
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Re: 1190: "Time"

This is reminding me of when charlie_grumbles left. But, after a few days, he started posting again, and although he still professes to be in exile, he is once more a part of the thread. So, perhaps, although GLR says it is THE END, maybe there is yet more to come. That's a mystery I have yet to un...
by Flado
Fri Jul 26, 2013 11:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53362289

Re: 1190: "Time"

Molpy alert in the bush on the right.
by Flado
Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

mittagleffler wrote:Molpy on.

Dunno what this means, exactly (haven't ketcup'd to the "molpy up" invention, yet), but I want it on a t-shirt...
by Flado
Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Rejoice!
by Flado
Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53362289

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think now is the time to join the party at the Restaurant at the End of the Universe Time. Luckily, I found a convenient eddy... Hi everyone! Who's up for a meet?
by Flado
Fri Jul 26, 2013 5:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53362289

Re: 1190: "Time"

AluisioASG wrote:- A link for those who want to read The Last Time Waiter as I work on it.

This link 404s. I hope AluisioASG has returned and can fix it. His postcount has increased to 708, so I'm hopeful...
by Flado
Fri Jul 26, 2013 4:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

(Stopped studying math in HS when it conflicted with Music Theory. Can we discuss the Circle of Fifths instead, mebbe? I studied maths in university and the quickest way to make me feel like an illiterate idiot is to use a lot of music theory terms. I only know what was in GEB, Euler's letters to a...
by Flado
Tue Jul 23, 2013 5:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

SBN, in his location, wrote:Currently lurking so as not to delay blitzers.

Thank you!
by Flado
Tue Jul 23, 2013 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

BTW, can you please declare that pizza > cake? :D --snip seaish slice-- -- snip disclaimer about pizza and pizza -- But yes, some pizza > some cake. ∃ pizza ∧ ∃ cake s.t. pizza > cake. That's trivial. But does ∃ pizza s.t. ∀ cake pizza > cake ? Or is it the case that ∀ pizza ∃ cake s.t. cake>=pizza...
by Flado
Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53362289

Re: 1190: "Time"

This is a NP I just need to be on!
Now back to NP805 or so...
by Flado
Mon Jul 22, 2013 11:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53362289

Re: 1190: "Time"

Oops. Ketchup'd again. Couldn't help it. The future's too chirp cool.
Love the Gibraltar siphon discussion. Hate the unrelated sports updates.
Bye again, FutureFolk! Back to NP799. This time for realz.
by Flado
Mon Jul 22, 2013 12:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53362289

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wow. I'm present for the first time since the Fading (NP416). Hi, FutureFolk!
Hmm... it doesn't look like Time's end is imminent, so enough schizoblitzing (25NP, 15np). Back to NP799.
Bye, FutureFolk!
by Flado
Sun Jul 21, 2013 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53362289

Re: Goodbye

AluisioASG wrote:And with this, I finish what's likely the last post on this account. And I go…

Wait, what? Why :?: :shock:
by Flado
Sun Jul 21, 2013 7:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha wrote:-- snip --
ETA: I thought we already had a meeting planned? Château d'If, some time in the year 13000-something?

The location is very good, but the timing could use a little adjustment 8-)
by Flado
Sun Jul 21, 2013 6:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hey FutureFolk, I just had a terrifying idea: what if y'all decide to do an OTT meetup Outside in my back yard (read: same continent) and I, being lost in time, learn about it post factum :shock: :idea: :?: Someone will surely think of the poor old retired Patriarch and drop him a PM in such a case...
by Flado
Sun Jul 21, 2013 6:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Hey FutureFolk, I just had a terrifying idea: what if y'all decide to do an OTT meetup Outside in my back yard (read: same continent) and I, being lost in time, learn about it post factum :shock: :idea: :?: Someone will surely think of the poor old retired Patriarch and drop him a PM in...

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