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by Sustainabilizer
Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: Let's Write a Book!

Somebody posted a controverse opinion Shouldn't that be "controversial" ? Indeed. Demustarded. Thanks! called "Flame war" back then, or "shitstorm" today I'm fairly sure that "Flame War" is still in use. I looked it up, and it seems that „Shitstorm“ is used i...
by Sustainabilizer
Tue Feb 23, 2016 1:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: Let's Write a Book!

Conference Proceedings http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=51015 Here is the current version. http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=51015 Updated. ⋅ Added Outside names of HES and lmjb1964 to the schedule. ⋅ Added photos to the speeches by balthasar_s and addams. &...
by Sustainabilizer
Sun Feb 21, 2016 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: Let's Write a Book!

The ONGs are back! Yaay! (What the ch*rp are they constructing from the tree?) I have not said so yet, but you may of course use my Constellations of Time Thanks¹. They are awesomeful SCIENCE ! (all done with Open Source Software of course), Treeish! :) if they are of any help at all for showing the...
by Sustainabilizer
Sat Feb 20, 2016 7:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: Let's Write a Book!

Conference Proceedings http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=51002 Here is the current version. http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=51002 Updated. ⋅ added karhell's speech ⋅ updated mrob27's paper ⋅ wrote a first version of the Editor's Introduction &sdot...
by Sustainabilizer
Wed Feb 17, 2016 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: 1190: "Time"

New What-If featuring:
  • what can happen at the beach
  • nuclear accidents
  • a space trebuchet elevator
(Back to more complicated things, such as figuring out Febrion's footnote labyrinth …)
by Sustainabilizer
Wed Feb 17, 2016 7:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: Let's Write a Book!

Conference Proceedings http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=50994 Here is the current version. http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=50994 Updated. The next one will be taixzo's speech. It's in there now. I'd also like to include the discussion about taixzo's speech, but for this I nee...
by Sustainabilizer
Tue Feb 16, 2016 1:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: Let's Write a Book!

Conference Proceedings http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=50980 Here is the current version. http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=50980 Updated. (I got permission from addams, so I'll include her speech soon. Wait for it.) That's what I did. You can read the transcript of addams' sp...
by Sustainabilizer
Sun Feb 14, 2016 9:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: Let's Write a Book!

One word to rule them all, and in the ether bind them. Respect. ETA Unearned respect. (Unfortunately, there is no room in this margin for an explanation of why unearned respect is so important) Indeed, respect is important. No room? Hmm… What about writing a contribution to the Conference Proceedin...
by Sustainabilizer
Sat Feb 13, 2016 5:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Let's Write a Book!

Dear fellow OTTers, now it's 1 yip since we met at the Sustainable University. http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=43181 http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=43643 http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=43181 Happy OTTerConversary, everyone! http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.p...
by Sustainabilizer
Wed Feb 10, 2016 2:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: 1190: "Time"

New, RELATED What-If wrote:“down a rabbit hole”
“But wait”
Also, it's RELATED to theodolites.

ETA: The structure below the falling tree doesn't look like normal soil. What is it? (It looked epsilonish from the first moment.)
by Sustainabilizer
Tue Feb 09, 2016 10:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: 1190: "Time"

I was a little sad to see such hostility from a former OTTer. It didn't even sound like Pfhorrest. I guess it was brought up by a lot of frustration. i am losing my mind due to real world stresses and lashing out at every minor annoyance online and off with the most vitriol i have the surviving ene...
by Sustainabilizer
Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: 1190: "Time"

THIS is why I really like the OTT. I may not be the most prolific contributer to the thread but I always read along. It feels like home. I come here for fun and nice people, blitzreports, emphatic posts, news about wolpies and ffs, missing Blitzgirl, the antics of the beanies and people who obvious...
by Sustainabilizer
Thu Feb 04, 2016 10:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hey, I've had an idea of how to pass the time till the ONGs come back, or something else starts up. It's call Making Time Slightly Worse. Here's my first offering: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=50904 FTFY. <computery stuff>: I removed the “&t=1” from your image's URL “http://f...
by Sustainabilizer
Sun Jan 31, 2016 9:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: Time After Time: t-1_0672 – ENAP: 10 so far

It seems that the Beanies are waiting for it.

ETA: I'm still confused about what they did with the stairs.
Measure the flow?

taixzo wrote:Where is our millenial pope, anyway?
Edit: Pope, coincidentally. Decree: reach out to basementees

I'll try.
Wait for it.
by Sustainabilizer
Thu Jan 28, 2016 11:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: Conference Videos

So... DropBox? No, please. This would enable them to publish it whenever they like. Or perhaps I could get ED to temporarily put it on timelessriver.net and send the link to you? A server administered by OTTer? That would be perfect. :) Once I get access, I'd put the video on our server and make it...
by Sustainabilizer
Thu Jan 28, 2016 8:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: Conference Videos

I'm making a video of Addams' OTTerCon speech, and need permissions to post it online. To get permission from addams, better send her a PM. She doesn't ketchup the OTT on a regular basis. Also it makes sense to show her the video in advance. I kept the camera on Addams, but also appearing are Susta...
by Sustainabilizer
Fri Jan 15, 2016 11:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: Time After Time: t1i-0353½

I like bubbles. I tried to look up a science explanation for them, but I then I thought, meh, chirp it. Bubbles because bubbles are neato. I'm hanging out in a hospital room tonight. The Little Wonder broke her arm and they're keeping her for observation. Looks like she'll have to have surgery to s...
by Sustainabilizer
Thu Jan 14, 2016 10:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: BTTBAA(A?)

I made something, A mirror of the OTT facebook group ( http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/facebug ) ETA: https works too: https://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/facebug (MD5 fingerprint: 1F:BC:66:E1:D8:80:4D:52:B4:57:F6:8D:51:DC:CA:91 SHA1 fingerprint: 13:66:B1:8D:D3:45:93:BA:94:CD:53:B1:8D:09:FB:B2:4...
by Sustainabilizer
Wed Jan 13, 2016 8:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: 1190: "Time"

That URL is not future-safe; might want to edit it to http://what-if.xkcd.com/141. Oops! Fixed. Thanks for pointing it out. I think that the Beanies are not welding the wall, but rather giving it a life-giving jolt of energy. (It's alive!!!) The wall is now alive and breathing, hence the bubbles. M...
by Sustainabilizer
Tue Jan 12, 2016 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: 1190: "Time"

I finally remembered to travel to the past to give rakhal his hatavar. I wasn't sure how far he might have gotten since his last post, so I put it in a couple different places. I hope xe gets it. Thanks. Now we can wait for it. :) A wall has been built. The botmarines are leaving. Release the energ...
by Sustainabilizer
Thu Jan 07, 2016 9:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: Time After Time: t-1_0617

Sustainabilizer wrote:A wall has been built.
The botmarines are leaving.
Release the energy?

Energy! :) Yaay!

What is it wielding?
Some handles for fixation?
And what are HammockGirlLongBeanie doing with the steps they took from the staircase?
by Sustainabilizer
Sun Jan 03, 2016 9:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

ENAP: Indeed! (Just post! No need to fear my trebuchet!)

Happy new yip, everyone! http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=43569 @mrob27: Congratulations on your big round-number milestone! @Eternal Density: Congratulations on your centapostversary! @hujackus: Congratulations on your correct prediction of the 2016 Epilogue Sequence! Yaay for SCIENCE ! ...
by Sustainabilizer
Tue Dec 29, 2015 9:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: Time After Time: t-1_0583

A wall has been built.
The botmarines are leaving.
Release the energy?
by Sustainabilizer
Fri Dec 25, 2015 8:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: 1190: "Time"

New OtherComic.

Image

Spoiler:
Wait for it.

OtherComic #1621 + m1006 + m1073 + m1862 (“What's … ?”)

Redundant:
sustainable-fixion.png
by Sustainabilizer
Sun Dec 20, 2015 5:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: M&MS... IN SPACE!

http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=45514 Your opinion about ongbots, etc. ⋅ For the OTC and stories hosted on mscha's server, newpixbot is the overlord who founded the tradition of bot-ONGing. Xe decides when to ONG. ⋅ The same holds for oldpixbot and randompixbot. &sdo...
by Sustainabilizer
Sat Dec 19, 2015 10:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Time flies? I always time them like a trebuchet.

When I saw mscha's colorisations at first i thought these are old ones reposted bt the bot. But much later I noticed that I haven't seen them before. fth , kxa , b , and tht : in Botopia ??? “tht” was my guess about this character's name, but I guessed wrong . The real name of this character is unk...
by Sustainabilizer
Wed Dec 16, 2015 5:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: 1190: "Time"

Every few years I wonder how people can still be talking about this comic, and I check out this thread only to be reminded that it's just a random sandbox thread. Well, we are still talking about 1190: Time and what emerged from it. I admit, it's not always easy to see. Well, our current com.xkcd.f...
by Sustainabilizer
Tue Dec 15, 2015 8:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: 1190: "Time"

ZoomanSP wrote:New OtherComic.

Obvious Obligatory OtherComic Ottification:

Image
Spoiler:
Can we have mince pies for dessert?

Redundant:
sustainable-lunch.png
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by Sustainabilizer
Mon Dec 07, 2015 8:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: 1190: "Time"

So I heard read things about an IRC? Is there an IRC for the OTT? If so, what's the channel name and server? I'd like to join. #ott at irc.oftc.net. (ATM, there's just me.) I'd like to BFTF to the list of things worth visiting. Preview Edit To Add: Molpish nostalgia! Again I see a post While I subm...
by Sustainabilizer
Mon Dec 07, 2015 7:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think I'll still be Blitzing actually, but also I'll be here in the present, so it'll be like I'm in superposition between Blitzing and not. Neat. Neat, indeed! :) Welcome forward, TieSoul, Quantum Blitzer the First! ETA: Where did the post go I'm replying to? Must be a quantum effect … Do we hav...
by Sustainabilizer
Mon Dec 07, 2015 3:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: I MADE YOU A ZOMBIE OTTER EYEBALL BUT I SACRIFICED IT

Ok, ok, looks like I forgot to ask: what's our threat model? Just data-scraping bots? Yes. Slightly less cueish bots? People looking for blackmail material? They already have the data. ⋅ The conference was publicly accessible at the time ⋅ It was attended by members of the Bochu...
by Sustainabilizer
Mon Dec 07, 2015 11:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: THESE AREN'T THE RABTORS YOU'RE MOLPYING ABOUT FOR

I have enough information and feedback to generate a well-sanitised version of the IRC transcript. This includes removing all comments by users that did not explicitly give permission (either by posts here or by PMs to me); and it also includes removing or "obfuscating" (editing/censoring...
by Sustainabilizer
Sun Dec 06, 2015 6:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: POOL'S CLOSED DUE TO REDUNDABIKES

POOL'S CLOSED DUE TO REDUNDABIKES Yes. They are coming in from the right. Prediction: They will move (crawl?) on the ground to the fluid poured by the X~c truck and suck it in. This will activate the matter-antimatter fusion inside the Redundabikes, and close the pool. Thus ends t-1. (Did I mention...
by Sustainabilizer
Sat Dec 05, 2015 9:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Mustard Or Custard – That's The Question!

In the hiddenONGs, what are those white dots to the right of the cartridges? They look to purposeful to be dithering artifacts. I'm not sure. If you look carefully, there are others in the reflexions to the left of the cartridges. I'll be assuming mustard until proven otherwise. If it is mustard, i...
by Sustainabilizer
Thu Dec 03, 2015 6:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: Time After Time: t-1_0467

newpixbot wrote:HEDGONGS...

The Beanish words say:
1. something between "Hello!" and "Yes!"
2. "Water!"

:shock:
by Sustainabilizer
Mon Nov 30, 2015 1:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: 1190: "Time"

New OtherComic.

OTTified:
Spoiler:
Image

Title text: … and if we find a Questionable Carcass, remember the ants!

Redundant:
sustainable-fire_ants.png
by Sustainabilizer
Sat Nov 28, 2015 10:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: AH! CURSE YOUR WOWTERFALLISH BUT INEVITABLE OTCOLORISATI

For Time World TW : In many theme parks you can rent conference rooms for doing some serious business, for instance an international interdisciplinary scientific conference. In Time World, they are located in the Sustainability Center. The original score doesn't have a meter, or Time signatures. The...
by Sustainabilizer
Fri Nov 13, 2015 9:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: 1190: "Time"

New OtherComic

OTTified:
Spoiler:
Image

Redundant:
sustainable-flashlights.png
by Sustainabilizer
Wed Nov 11, 2015 12:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Re: 1190: "Time"

New OtherComic.

OTTified:
Spoiler:
Image
Title text: Image

Redundant:
sustainable-linguistics_club.png
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by Sustainabilizer
Tue Nov 10, 2015 2:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106462
Views: 40953057

Length Expansion

We already have seen Time dilation in t-1. Now there's also length expansion , the 2½d-counterpart of the well-known length contraction we experience in 4d Minkowski spacetime. http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=50393&mode=view HammockGirl 36 pixels in t-1_0125 40 pixels in t-1_0138 46 ...

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