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by nerdsniped
Sat Jul 13, 2013 5:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hey guys I had one crazy idea while trying to sleep last night. What we need is voice overs for the OTC. ...[snip] This would be awesome . What a great idea. Done seriously, with background music and maybe some ambient environmental sounds (e.g. for the wowterfall), I think it would present the OTC...
by nerdsniped
Sun Jun 30, 2013 1:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

Consider me nerdsniped. ...snip Two things seem clear to me: 1. I should have a witty retort to this. 2. I have no witty retort to this. Ah, but if *you're* nerdsniped, then I must be, um -- wait is that a squirpy? I'll know this has gone on long enough when my phone learns not to autocorrect "...
by nerdsniped
Fri Jun 28, 2013 2:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hmm, is anyone else finding it a bit strange that they can sleep outside, without any kind of protection at all.... not even a blanket? Assuming earth climate, what climate zone would that be possible in? Even weirder than that, they can both be comfortable at the same time . Perhaps they have iden...
by nerdsniped
Fri Jun 28, 2013 12:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

Blindposting to say: 1. I am looking forward to seeing the fervent analysis of every visible star (or airborne antisemencoffeebabies or whatever we've decided it is) which is no doubt taking place. 2. I am totally expecting the Great Pumpkin to pop out at any moment. Or alternately, to see a sleep-d...
by nerdsniped
Wed Jun 26, 2013 4:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

Blindposting from about a dix back to say:

AAAAAAAAAAAA! The unfading!

OK, that's all. See you when I'm back in the present.
by nerdsniped
Tue Jun 25, 2013 12:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

How deep is that stream? Can they keep Megan's wound dry? Depending on how clean the water is it might be a good idea to clean Megan's wound here before they move on. Who knows how unsanitary the moleopard's claws might have been prior to the attack. The moleopard didn't clean them first? How rude!...
by nerdsniped
Tue Jun 25, 2013 12:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

How deep is that stream? Can they keep Megan's wound dry?
by nerdsniped
Tue Jun 25, 2013 12:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: Hi buffygirl!

Oompa loompa doop-a-dee doo, I've got another puzzle for you: was looking back at my molpy drawing attachments (there were four in one post) and noticed that for some reason the normal and large sized attachments had identical views, and the small and mini attachments had identical views, but the t...
by nerdsniped
Mon Jun 24, 2013 10:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Worth 1000 words

(Spoilered photo of the stream, somewhat seaish despite being very 2)
Spoiler:
mscha wrote:Image
I do love these mashups of yours.
by nerdsniped
Mon Jun 24, 2013 9:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

BigDaddy wrote:...Papal decree: Post some wild speculation. When reading other's speculation add "in bed" to the end.

Soon they will get very tired, lie down, and fall asleep.
by nerdsniped
Mon Jun 24, 2013 3:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

Red Hal wrote:Uh-Oh, Megan injured, and now it looks like Cueball is about to kick the bucket.

No one has responded to this yet, guess it's up to me:

*groan*

(It needed to be said.)
by nerdsniped
Mon Jun 24, 2013 5:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

Because I don't think I've said this before, thanks mscha for all the animations. They're very useful. Indeed -- seconded. One of many wonderful things on this thread that I've just been taking for granted. On the topic of whether OTT viewership has held steady over time... here's a bit of data I d...
by nerdsniped
Mon Jun 24, 2013 3:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Data Department, Open On Sundays

On the topic of whether OTT viewership has held steady over time... here's a bit of data I don't recall being analyzed previously. (Apologies if I missed it.) I wrote a little script to fetch each forum page and look for phrases of the form "viewed NNN times", which the forum seems to asso...
by nerdsniped
Mon Jun 24, 2013 2:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

Bob's my ONGcle http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/ad8250504243d6e581510be35de808ef660e897be8009bdebf12e3918451579c.png Jose So how will he get help? Signal fire? Signal flares? Cell phone? I hope he's not planning on leaving her there to get help (I hope he's seen the English patient) Help can o...
by nerdsniped
Sat Jun 22, 2013 11:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Wishful ThinkONG

MaybeTheFlutterbeeWillLandOnCueball, LikeAllThosePortentiousOnesInAvatar, AndMeganWillGetTheHintEvenThoughThatMovieProbablyDoesn'tExistInHerWorld, AndSomethingWillFinallyHapp ONG http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/2a0e7b8adb1d5d07cbd4173bc6115f2606c7f8946a18b10dac61b74ccc000801.png ETA, to avoid doubl...
by nerdsniped
Sat Jun 22, 2013 9:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

As someone who lurks in the background, usually checking in less than daily, I can confirm the thread is a bit intimidating to an outsider. Any ideas on how to make it less so? We have the wiki but that might be intimidating itself. Here's an idea: make an "introduction to the thread" pag...
by nerdsniped
Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: waiting for it

Nothong?

Image

ETA: Megan moved her arms a bit. I had to flip back and forth to see it.
by nerdsniped
Sat Jun 22, 2013 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: I guess we know her favorite color now...

I wonder what color the flag was originally? Well, duh... Black, of course! Prediction: in the next frame, Megan will decide to make it into an American flag. We will learn something interesting about the geographic, temporal, and societal context of the OTC, and something extremely disturbing abou...
by nerdsniped
Sat Jun 22, 2013 5:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Um, what?

They're not kissONG
Image

ETA: Megan, that's... sweet?... but in a very disturbing way.

Edit: improved ONG.
by nerdsniped
Sat Jun 22, 2013 4:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

Pregnant Pausong
Image
by nerdsniped
Sat Jun 22, 2013 3:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

Double D'awwwong
Image

ETA: spoken in a small, almost "bye"-like font?
by nerdsniped
Sat Jun 22, 2013 2:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Two Things

Now that things have calmed down a bit (Inside and Outside), I have time to say, as many have said before, just how amazing the OTT is. I had been separated from the pack, huffing along about 20 NP behind, under the weight of a big pile of Outside; but keeping a weather eye on the OTC. When the mole...
by nerdsniped
Sat Jun 22, 2013 5:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: I-Hope-Not Department

Does anyone know enough about meolpards to speculate: could it be (gulp) planning to return later to finish them off? After all, it wounded one in the leg, and mauled that strange dorsal appendage of the other. It might expect to find them weaker later on.

*checks to make sure doors are well latched*
by nerdsniped
Thu Jun 20, 2013 1:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

Blindposting with a warning: Do not step off the OTT while the Thread is in motion. Very difficult to catch up again... I've been hovering around 20 NP back for the last few dix. This quote, which I'm amazed hasn't come up on the thread yet, seems apropos: "Now, here, you see, it ta...
by nerdsniped
Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

Rock climbONG, Joel.
Image

ETA: my first ong! I was so sure I was going to get ninja'd, is the forum always this slow mid-dix?

Also, curious whether anyone will get the reference...
by nerdsniped
Mon Jun 03, 2013 4:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

BEARDT ONG UES... http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/2b77996cc83f8b4da38a69660537043dd29ad4161109ebdc545952c64b6ccf5f.png Is that a tree stump on the right or a molpy hivemound? seems to have something growing on it, so probably a tree stump, meaning "others" could be near? It's a Beardtong...
by nerdsniped
Mon Jun 03, 2013 2:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

mscha wrote:BEARDTONGUES...
Spoiler:
Image
-- posted by newpixbot

Ew.
by nerdsniped
Sat Jun 01, 2013 1:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ahh! I missed the Attack of the Molpython while a-coma... Badger badger badger badger badger badger badger badger mushroom mushroom Molpy molpy molpy molpy molpy molpy molpy molpy grapevine grapevine I couldn't resist. Warning: do not view this immediately before coma. The effects are... strange. F...
by nerdsniped
Fri May 31, 2013 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

blONGtchy http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/3daacf987d014acd24c9f3497111e4663da2bab02c305063481721e0a36f8a55.png At this rate, we're going to run out of standard-footnote symbols pretty soon. (Knowing this thread, soon enough someone will produce a graph and predict the exact newpix index.)
by nerdsniped
Fri May 31, 2013 7:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

...Our M olpy D etection A gency (headed largely, but unofficially, by mscha) did a wonderful job of tracking the new molpysnake before it scared the be jesus randall out of Cueball. Luckily, it appears he is unhurt. Prediction w : It will turn out that Cueball actually *is* hurt, in some moderate ...
by nerdsniped
Fri May 31, 2013 2:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

Incidentally, for such a highly anticipated newpic, how is it that no one ONGed until three minutes past the hour?

ni ni ni ni ni chupacabra ping pong ball
by nerdsniped
Fri May 31, 2013 2:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hah! I got to my computer just as the newpic went up (having not seen the latest animation showing the Molypsnake Convergence). I saw Cueball yelling "Snake", and immediately laughed and thought, "hey, someone posted another spoof frame, cute". Only then did I realize I was looki...
by nerdsniped
Thu May 30, 2013 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

Gaack. Beyond trend is... bad movie? I thought bad movies were a trend? Or rather: like the poor, they are always with us. This made me snort out loud. The hotterdaughterwaterottermolpy was almost crushed by a falling rock, dislodged by Cueball, thus becoming a squatterhotterdaughterwaterottermolpy...
by nerdsniped
Tue May 28, 2013 5:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

Waterottermolpy? Because that's fun to say. :D Yes! :mrgreen: Today I saw a waterottermolpy. Waterottermolpy? Thaterottermolpy over there! If the waterottermolpy reproduces, it might have a daughterwaterottermolpy. Though if the river 1 retreats further, and the sun is baking down, it might come un...
by nerdsniped
Tue May 28, 2013 5:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

O frabjous day, indeed! Wonderful! nerdsniped, I love it - great stuff. Ignorance as the mortal enemy is a very xkcd-ish message :) @nerdsniped re: IGNORANCY - another brilliant Jabberwocky! These things should be gathered up in our Jabberwiki 1 . Thanks everyone! I must say, working on this has gi...
by nerdsniped
Tue May 28, 2013 3:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

(I've been working on this for a while -- since before the group Jabberwocky poem got going. This one went in a very different direction, so I decided to just post it separately. It's All Related.) IGNORANCY 'Twas brillig, and the sandy slopes Did gyre and gimble ('spite lack of waves) All beachy we...
by nerdsniped
Mon May 20, 2013 3:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

I've been looking at the snake panels of Umwelt, hoping to use them to illustrate my Loopist ideas, and noticed for the first time that the images have the same type of filename as Timeframes: 64-digit hexadecimal numbers. This lends credence to the idea that Timeframe names are simply 256-bit rand...
by nerdsniped
Sun May 19, 2013 2:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

I've been lurking for oh these many a hundred newpages. Finally compelled to pop up (molpy-like?) to say: Oh wait a minute, this isn't the Monsterometer, it's the Frog-Exaggerator! (Molpyometer? Raptorometer?) Hi, nerdsniped! Welcome! Thanks! I wasn't sure whether anyone would get the Simpsons refe...
by nerdsniped
Sun May 19, 2013 6:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106372
Views: 39737411

Re: 1190: "Time"

I've been lurking for oh these many a hundred newpages. Finally compelled to pop up (molpy-like?) to say:

Oh wait a minute, this isn't the Monsterometer, it's the Frog-Exaggerator!

(Molpyometer? Raptorometer?)

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