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by Flado
Sun Jul 21, 2013 3:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

SinusPi wrote:Prediction: they're going to light a fire to signal their mates. With ROT13->Morse code.

FTFY.
by Flado
Sun Jul 21, 2013 11:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

Speaking of music, "Time" and "Run" are tracks from Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon . The start of "Time" actually fits the start of Time pretty well IMO: Ticking away the moments that make up a dull day You fritter and waste the hours in an off hand way Kicking aro...
by Flado
Sun Jul 21, 2013 8:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

Does anyone here know anyone else here irl? Do you think you would enjoy <this> more or less if your real life friends were here? -- snip -- I get something of both worlds. One daughter is reading along; my wife and other daughter just nod and smile tolerantly. Same here, except the other daughter ...
by Flado
Sat Jul 20, 2013 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

Does anyone here know anyone else here irl? Do you think you would enjoy <this> more or less if your real life friends were here? -- snip -- I get something of both worlds. One daughter is reading along; my wife and other daughter just nod and smile tolerantly. Same here, except the other daughter ...
by Flado
Sat Jul 20, 2013 7:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

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
Sat Jul 20, 2013 7:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

Since we appear to be doing heretic puzzles now, here's a river crossing puzzle that someone sent to me, some time before Time. It's a lot harder than the standard wolf/goat/cabbage version... I think I concluded three times with absolute certainty that it's unsolvable, before finally solving it. E...
by Flado
Sat Jul 20, 2013 6:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha, back on NP 797, wrote:(Why are y'all complaining about the OTT moving too slow? It's moving too fast for me.)

My thoughts, exactly :roll:
by Flado
Fri Jul 19, 2013 9:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

Exodies wrote:The best computer game is a compiler.

Aaand, he's back%!
--
% on my signature, that is :-)
by Flado
Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

Look: an elaborate discussion of the dialects of the USA! It seems I've finally found the right crowd to discuss the different grades of "dipping" in Bulgarian! Here are some starting points, leaning heavily towards the northwestern group of dialects: тенясва, сълзи, капе, стича се, т...
by Flado
Wed Jul 17, 2013 2:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 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: ...
by Flado
Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

The following is dedicated to all those who despair of finding time for the OTC, much less for the OTT: Some Time to Ketchup (With sincere apologies to the late Freddie Mercury) Each day when I get up I read a little Before I even shower or eat Take a look at the forum and cry Randall what you'...
by Flado
Sun Jul 14, 2013 1:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

Kieryn, on NP767, wrote:BuffyGirl, we will all miss your expert hat-trickery. In honor of your many wix of service I just created this new feature:
http://xkcd-time.kieryn.com/Default/ThreadImages

That link tried to melt my ThinkPad. Use at own risk.
by Flado
Fri Jul 12, 2013 2:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha wrote:Oh, almost forgot:
http://tinyurl.com/mnukc3z

Cool site, mscha! Lemme try it:
Spoiler:
Image
by Flado
Tue Jul 09, 2013 1:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

ucim wrote:Yeah, that's the way I had recalled it. I thought I was wrong, but it turned out I was mistaken.

Sigged.
by Flado
Mon Jul 08, 2013 7:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

In Svithjod, there stands a rock. It is 100 miles [≈ length of the Suez Canal] high and 100 miles [≈ length of the Suez Canal] wide. Once every 1000 years a little bird comes to this rock to sharpen its beak. If I change just this last sentence, will anybody even take notice? Let's find out. An inc...
by Flado
Mon Jul 08, 2013 5:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

Everything you and slinches (and other heretics) are saying makes perfect sense. But I'll stick to my irrational belief in the infallibility of the Word (and Picture) of our Great Lord Randall, in spite of all the evidence, thank you very much... http://www.mscha.org/tmp/SkypeEmoticons/animated/emo...
by Flado
Fri Jul 05, 2013 11:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

--snip (text to the effect of "here, take this animated avatar")-- http://xkcd.mscha.org/tmp/eternaldensity.gif --snip (many thanks to mscha for animating the avatar)-- -- diff current_avatar mschas_gif == 0 -- -- Signature -- Sciscitor: thanks for animating my avatar. Am I missing someth...
by Flado
Wed Jul 03, 2013 5:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

ChronosDragon, more than a mip ago, wrote:And THAT reminds me of a fun video proving the Pythagorean theorem!

I was wondering when a link to the amazing Vi Hart would pop up on the OTT :-) That's the first one, I believe?
by Flado
Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

Kieryn, you might want to go back to NP 739 and change that picture of an irish stout you have there. It seems that 512brewing has fallen from grace and Chrome throws a mighty fit about it: Content from http://www.512brewing.com, a known malware distributor, has been inserted into this web page. Vis...
by Flado
Mon Jul 01, 2013 2:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

On a similar note, we don't have the "grammar police" and "spelling police" going on that often occur in forum settings. Well, I don't know about these, but seem to remember the Latin Police , even though I thought I have successfully suppressed any memory of that unfortunate ep...
by Flado
Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

You have run into taixzo's question of whether or not to SchitzoBlitz. As you probably know by now, taixzo decided that the One True Way was to actually forsake the present rather than risk distraction from the Most Holy Quest. taixzo Blitzed at the unheard of speed of over one hundred NewPages per...
by Flado
Sat Jun 29, 2013 11:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Schizoblitzing

Hello, futurefolk! In my travels through your past selves (charlie_grumbles, I'm looking at your blackness: I don't know why you've donned it, but it totally ruins your past posts; I might even start glaring with intent later), I've come to the discussion of Schizoblitzing, and I kind of like the id...
by Flado
Sat Jun 29, 2013 5:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

They are falling from about 18000 feet at 90 miles per hour [≈ Typical peak speed of a local service train (or intercity on lower standard tracks).] That extension is really fun :-) Edited after a bit more ketchup: You mean Falling about 4500 Cue at 79200 Cue/Timeframe Too bad the extension does no...
by Flado
Thu Jun 27, 2013 12:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

lmjb1964 wrote:I still say it's good to avoid generalizations. All generalization are always bad. They exaggerate things 100 110% of the time. :)

FTFY
by Flado
Thu Jun 27, 2013 10:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ooh, I haven't read Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. Must do so. Don't miss The Long Dark Teatime of the Soul, either. Both are required reading for Transcendental Imaginators. Actually, it was Cyrillic Alphabet day, which (may or may not have been) invented by (one or two of) two guys who ...
by Flado
Wed Jun 26, 2013 9:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wow! An expert birder just in Time! Only in retrospect, of course. :( Did you not see my observations of the Time Raptor and Molpy Heron? Yes, K., I saw them all. Later. See, that was a firstpost I was quoting, so now it pre-dates all of the others. I don't do signposts. I just comment on what I re...
by Flado
Wed Jun 26, 2013 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

Dear Future, If you're still discussing Blitzers and Blitz-signposting, please stop it. Some of your 'advice' feels very discouraging. I don't want to have to hear it so often over and over again. It it totally up to me how I post and signpost, when and if I want to. But some of this advice feels l...
by Flado
Sun Jun 23, 2013 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

--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 like the idea that teaching and learning happen together. --snip-- A neighbour 1 , maybe? Probably n...
by Flado
Thu Jun 20, 2013 9:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/online_communities_2.png That could work as well. But that's an even more alien planet than Mars... Alien?! Mscha, we live here... You do, perhaps. I don't, the social networking planet is definitely alien to me. http://www.mscha.org/tmp/SkypeEmoticons/animated/emoticon-...
by Flado
Thu Jun 20, 2013 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

Post them as you find them on the thread (one blindpost per point!), at least it'd be Exodies & Vytron approved*! :) Well, I've been doing this, like, forever, so I guess it gets no approval from the Western Paradox Church ! :twisted: ! You might want to confirm this with the current Patriarch,...
by Flado
Thu Jun 20, 2013 5:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

What is the contribution of Siemens to the sea? I mean, they do so many things... http://i1253.photobucket.com/albums/hh587/Myriad7/timereveal2_zps4b890a55.png Hmmmm. The other possible images for coffee semen cancerbabies were NSFW? You mean it is just a pun? pl. of Siemen? Ha-ha. And here I was t...
by Flado
Tue Jun 18, 2013 8:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

Kieryn wrote:--snip-snip--
is a newpix length now firmly burned into all our BrainRAM
--snip-some-more--

Burned into RAM!? :shock: EPROM, EEPROM, even ROM, I could imagine, but RAM? Next you're gonna try to sell me a RAMsaver...
by Flado
Tue Jun 18, 2013 7:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

Also commemorating a (somewhat) momentous postmark 1 : A very important number (413) from a certain [heresy]OtherOtherComic[/heresy]. Not sure if anyone here knows what I'm talking about. 1 post count-landmark No but it was easy to google it. And Know Your Meme is a good resource too. So now I have...
by Flado
Sun Jun 16, 2013 5:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

My apologies if this has already been covered (I'm new here), but those are fractal trees, are they not? (I've been following 1190 since day 1, but not alas this thread.) Very strange. sevensor.PostCount==1, there is no mention of sevensor on Kieryn's Credits page :!: , AND a search of the forum yi...
by Flado
Sun Jun 16, 2013 4:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

Exodies wrote:What's the volume of a pizza of thickness a and radius z?

And Exodies does it again! (sigged)
by Flado
Sun Jun 16, 2013 1:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

partingLance wrote:Image
Oh well, now I must see that movie again... That'll do wonders to my blitz :?
by Flado
Fri Jun 14, 2013 3:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi FutureFolk! Here's a quick shout from the past to explain why I'm so far behind and brag about my devotion to the OTT: this week, I watched an entire TV show (14 episodes) and a movie just to be able to fully appreciate Eternal Density's avatar. Top that!
by Flado
Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

Vytron, in his signature, wrote:And looking forward to meet you in the future AK49BWL, Flado!


Aww, personal sigcouragement! Sweet :-) Thanks, Vytron! I'm blitzing as fast as I am and lookin forward to seeing all of you, FutureFolk :!:
by Flado
Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

HAL9000's 700th postONG is now also on the top of NP 659. Wow.
by Flado
Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107485
Views: 53394280

Re: 1190: "Time"

ChronosDragon wrote:Image
Spoiler:
Chronos.PNG


Truly contradictory, bordering on the paradoxical ;-)

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