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by BlueCrab
Sat Mar 22, 2014 5:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Mostly just to tag usernames and make them easier to scan for, visually. It's a useful technique for ketchup posts when you're complimenting multiple people on ottifications and such. It does make the names a lot more visible, I just keep wondering why they're linked and clicking on them :) Goodnig...
by BlueCrab
Sat Mar 22, 2014 4:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Edit: I see BlueCrab in the online list. Come in and stay awhile, BlueCrab! Aw, you just made me get all teary-eyed... Thank you, Earthling! :D Geez, I've missed you guys! It's so dark in that basement, it's really hard to find your way out. I found lots of cool things, though: there's this one doo...
by BlueCrab
Sat Mar 22, 2014 2:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Edit: I see BlueCrab in the online list. Come in and stay awhile, BlueCrab! Aw, you just made me get all teary-eyed... Thank you, Earthling! :D Geez, I've missed you guys! It's so dark in that basement, it's really hard to find your way out. I found lots of cool things, though: there's this one doo...
by BlueCrab
Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

:shock: *Sigh* Okay, I'm officially giving up on Ketchup Mode and switching to skim-and-skip mode. We're on our yearly pilgrimage to Wisconsin for family visiting (also forcible relaxation and nightly drinking parties, yay!) which means virtually no internet. Seriously, none of our phones have signa...
by BlueCrab
Sun Aug 25, 2013 10:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Blindposting from the top of np1279: BTW, am I Pope for a page? Do we still have them? A Blitzer Pope--is that heresy, like an Anti-pope? However, I have no momentous decrees to decree. Except, perhaps, to decree that I will make no decrees. Mourning the loss of molpys is acceptable. Well, this is t...
by BlueCrab
Sat Aug 17, 2013 2:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Blindpost from the top of np 1276, distracted but still here. No firstposts in the last 2 np's. I'm pretty sure this is new to the thread; it's tree-rings played as music, very 8-). Also, the Sarlac-meowlpy when he was very young and hadn't yet realized his full potential: image.jpg ETA: <snip>What ...
by BlueCrab
Tue Aug 13, 2013 4:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Firstpost, np 1264 You guys! I've been lurking here since the beginning of time, I can't believe this is the end... :cry: Hello, Shiv_L, thanks for letting us know you've been here with us! Yeah, it's kind of hard to believe, isn't it? Blind question from np 1265: Ok, I have to molpy out for the eve...
by BlueCrab
Mon Aug 12, 2013 4:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Firstpost!* Hoping he does pull a 'JK', it really felt so sudden, I was just skipping by the newest ones and then BAM! I had to return a few pics and repeat a few times until I got that I read that correctly. I mean, so much potential! The Mediterranean flooding, castles, exploring new lands, and he...
by BlueCrab
Mon Aug 12, 2013 3:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Firstpost, np 1259: Delurking to say goodbye and thank you to everyone. I have been following since day one and this is a sad moment. If I had to pick an ideal time for the end it would have been around frame 861 when they have built their castle and are standing on it watching the sea start to wash...
by BlueCrab
Fri Aug 09, 2013 8:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

I knew there was another firstpost I missed on 1255: Hard to believe it's over :cry: I know what you mean, nickl140, but I'm glad you delurked to tell us you were here. :| Come on back and play OTTer with us! Anybody interested in making OTTer of the OTC a collaborative effort? It's a sea-ish song, ...
by BlueCrab
Fri Aug 09, 2013 3:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Firstpost, newpage 1255 1260 (how did I do that?) Is it too late to de-lurk? Thank you all for the insight (the year was 13000!?!?!) and the entertainment, even if I was just a lurker. And thank you Randal. This creation was completely inspiring. Once again, Bravo. I can only hope for a sequel of so...
by BlueCrab
Fri Aug 09, 2013 4:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Blindpost from np 1253 Regarding the question of the mouth of the Rhone moving, and the upper edge of the beanie map not matching the present-day map: Rivers do move, sometimes quite far. For the past century or so, the US Army Corps of Engineers (large, partly civil organization) has been t...
by BlueCrab
Thu Aug 08, 2013 11:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Okay, I really have no explanation for this, except that I was looking for a way to connect today's Othercomic, and it just kept growing. Please accept my abject apologies for inflicting this on the OTT. Spoilered; truly seaish in length. NASA, due to budget cuts, can no longer maintain its website...
by BlueCrab
Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Blindpost from np 1246 A skein of geese! I do love that the collective noun for geese changes depending on whether they're flying or walking. So, what's the collective noun for chirpies? If the chirpies are flying, it's a fan; if they're swimming it's a creek; and if they're land-based it's a sack. ...
by BlueCrab
Mon Aug 05, 2013 3:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Firstpost, np 1230: IMO Hairdo/Rosetta's voice could/should be layered with multiple channels, as is the visual representation of the text. The main channel should be the loudest one, back channels can include the grey words, static noise (which gets louder in the black spots) and/or a reversed vers...
by BlueCrab
Sat Aug 03, 2013 6:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

New plan ONG... http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/ac54f195409b94705e15f334992eceaae9f91dab14f846bff5f36734ce72d935.png Did anyone else notice that Megan's twin (on the left, next to the yurt) planted a flower? Last frame she was kneeling down: http://xkcd.mscha.org/xkcd_time_20130724_130...
by BlueCrab
Sat Aug 03, 2013 12:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Blindpost from np 1218: New plan ONG... http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/ac54f195409b94705e15f334992eceaae9f91dab14f846bff5f36734ce72d935.png Did anyone else notice that Megan's twin (on the left, next to the yurt) planted a flower? Last frame she was kneeling down: http://xkcd.mscha.org/xkcd_time_2...
by BlueCrab
Fri Aug 02, 2013 4:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Firstposts, np 1214: Yes indeed as reported by Anna-X there was grey castle frame visible on the comic page at around 1:52 AM PST. The hash is 33d0e5f8d8122290b90010c5be4d10bd6d3f5292113a83d8cb4d04ed1620a1a6.png - looks like it's still on the server, and it's not listed on xkcd.mscha.org FWIW (That ...
by BlueCrab
Fri Aug 02, 2013 2:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Firstpost, np 1208

aVivaSedai wrote:Did you guys notice the roll-over text changed?! (Did I miss someone else's comment on that?)


Hi, aVivaSedai, welcome to de-lurkness! Yep, we noticed. :D
by BlueCrab
Thu Aug 01, 2013 4:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Blind-posting from 1205 just to say I'm still alive... Hey, where is everybody? Bottom of the page says: “Users browsing this forum: addams, BlueCrab, jeffallen55, marchlight, neopifex, zh990858lg and 69 guests” Oh. I guess the 69 guests may have something to do with it... :P ETA: Wow, 110 newpages ...
by BlueCrab
Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Tsk, tsk, thegreger, you talk lunait into blitzing and then I find xer firstpost here, all alone and unwelcomed... :P (Or, you know, you welcomed xem and my double-search method missed it... Is there a way to set up a search specifically for quoted text?) Just convinced a friend of mine to start a f...
by BlueCrab
Tue Jul 30, 2013 2:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Firstpost, newpage 1193: Delurker here! o/ Have followed the OTC since start, and have followed the OTT sporadically since the start but more since they encountered the beanies. I think I've read every post since NP1180. A comment on the discussion on what Rosetta knew about their tribe: I think Ros...
by BlueCrab
Mon Jul 29, 2013 7:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Firstpost, newpage 1192:
Volcano99 wrote:delurkONG

Spoiler:
Image


damn ninjas


Yeah, they're sneaky, aren't they? :P Glad you de-lurked, Volcano99, set and stay awhile!
by BlueCrab
Mon Jul 29, 2013 4:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hey up there in the present, how's the water? :P Post preview has spoilered that Time has Ended, and now it feels a bit silly and useless throwing firstposts forward... I'm going to keep doing it, though, because people de-lurking now have every chance of being valuable OTTers and deserve to be welc...
by BlueCrab
Sat Jul 27, 2013 2:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

First(Time)post: NightmareONG http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/d66da64a676a1f7e8bc2b1f046f319166faadae3507758b7be63a69be243abc2.png Wow... I was afraid that might happen to them. So, the black-out was actually night, once again? Yes, I think so. Hmmm, when I did "copy image url" I didn't g...
by BlueCrab
Wed Jul 24, 2013 5:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Two de-lurkers in a row 4 ! Hello everyone! Been lurking for a for a while, finally decided to go and join the thread. I think the word is SCHOLARS. It looks like 'SCH___RS' at the top, and 'SCH-' at the bottom. Hello all, It's another brief de-lurk. I've been watching the thread and the comic since...
by BlueCrab
Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Molpying right along... Firstpost! So...regarding the the new Messinian salinity crisis: Wikipedia says (though without citation) "Thus one could predict theoretical temperature maxima of around 80°C (176 °F) at the lowest depths of the dry abyssal plain."!!!! How on earth could they survi...
by BlueCrab
Tue Jul 23, 2013 6:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

From newpage 1145:
Hi, sheldonv, good time to firstpost!
sheldonv wrote:It's an Atlantis story!!
Atlantis Redux :D
by BlueCrab
Tue Jul 23, 2013 4:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hey, my first firstpost pickup of the day. :P After many a moon keeping one eye on the OTT and OTC, I've decided to delurk after this most recent scare over the End Of Time (eye of the tiger?). I wouldn't want have watched Time pass me by! I'll take a gander at the auditions when I get a chance. Als...
by BlueCrab
Mon Jul 22, 2013 8:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Firstpost of 3?

Echousb wrote:I guess 3M in beanish is pronounced "Oh" !


Hello, Echousb! Welcome to the thread, thanks for hopping in. :)

ETA from newpage 1134
by BlueCrab
Mon Jul 22, 2013 8:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Whee! Whatever page is currently present, it's raining firstposts! sorry if this has been mentioned already, but something just caught my eye: in frame 2804 when the middle Beanie says something to the leftmost Beanie, the middle one starts off with a single word, "AM2" in frame 2845 when ...
by BlueCrab
Mon Jul 22, 2013 7:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Firstpost, flinging it waaay up to the present: Not sure if this has been said/how insane it is... but the word in 2863 and 2864 when they come in to meet the woman, is the same that is used in 2882 where they are leaving. So I guess it's equivalent to the word salut in French, where it means hello ...
by BlueCrab
Mon Jul 22, 2013 3:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Another firstpost! I finally had to delurk to say this: What if Cuegan are just tourists and they don't know the local language? After all, many tourists like beaches and sandcastles... They might have been on the same beach before, but never wandered this far from their hotel. (I liked this hypothe...
by BlueCrab
Sun Jul 21, 2013 4:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Okay, breaking my no-posting trial already. :wink: I'm going to continue to throw firstposts forward if a search of their username doesn't get any results, because at this point (newpage 1124) things are starting to move pretty fast and I'd rather be redundant than have someone missed. Been watching...
by BlueCrab
Sun Jul 21, 2013 3:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Aaaand 50 newpages behind. :| I'm really eager to get closer to the present, so my plan is to ketchup madly and try not to post. (I mostly use my phone and it's annoying and very time-consuming to insert tiny square-brackets for spoilers, etc, so it really slows me down. Not to mention how long it t...
by BlueCrab
Sun Jul 21, 2013 1:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Newpage 1123 :shock: Not finding this firstpost thrown forward when I search, I hope I'm mistaken! :oops: Mscha: Respires! I think "respires" makes total sense, as an English speaker with enough knowledge of romance languages to either sound erudite or nonsensical. I know the long latinate...
by BlueCrab
Fri Jul 19, 2013 8:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Mmm, more hot fudge sauce...recipe in spoiler Hot Fudge Sauce (minimalist version) Adapted from The Back of the Box Gourmet by Michael McLaughlin 3/4 cup sugar 4 oz baking chocolate 5-oz can evaporated milk 1/3 cup light corn syrup 1/3 cup butter 2-3 teaspoons vanilla extract Stir the whole ...
by BlueCrab
Thu Jul 18, 2013 11:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
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Views: 53423379

Re: Beacon Beta, Papal Decree

Firsts things first: http://www.lighthouse.cc/boston/BOSTFR.jpg Time Travelers: Welcome to Beacon Beta. Please report to the Future Present if you're more than 5 pages behind. The Tracker will be available soon. * * * Well, while I wait for that issue to be fixed, I'll post the papal decree her...
by BlueCrab
Thu Jul 18, 2013 4:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

For a few newpix todip I was less than 20 newpages behind... :| I'm off the bellinis for a while, what shall I have now? Mmm, hot fudge sauce. :D <snip>...The beanies are building the castle, under the command of a misguided scientist that is trying to revive his long dead wife. Queball will be forc...
by BlueCrab
Thu Jul 18, 2013 12:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53423379

Re: 1190: "Time"

Firstpost bump: yay, another Linguistics OTTer! Hello everyone! Long time lurker here making a first post onto the OTT. As someone working on a Linguistics major, I thought I might try my hand at an analysis of Beanish. Here is my initial take: --I suspect (but I am not 100%), that the representatio...

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